(in sprung rhythm) of or relating to the completion of a metrical foot, incomplete at the end of one line, with a syllable or syllables from the beginning of the next line.
(prosody) (in sprung rhythm) denoting a metrical foot left incomplete at the end of one line and completed in the next
noun 1. a person who roves; wanderer. 2. Archery. a mark selected at random, as in a competition between two archers wandering over a specified area. one of a group of fixed marks at a long distance. an archer who shoots at such a mark. 3. Croquet. a ball that has been driven through all […]
noun 1. a courageous and principled person who is somewhat naïve and inexperienced.
adjective 1. roaming or wandering. 2. not assigned or restricted to any particular location, area, topic, etc.: a roving editor. 3. not assigned to any particular diplomatic post but having a special mission: a roving ambassador. noun 1. a soft strand of fiber that has been twisted, attenuated, and freed of foreign matter preparatory to […]
- Roving commission
noun 1. authority or power given in a general area, without precisely defined terms of reference