a) of, or relating to, or composed of an anapest.
b) of, or relating to, one of the distinct beats in a (human?) heartbeat pattern.

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  • anapestic — ANAPÉSTIC, Ă, anapestici, ce, adj. Care foloseşte anapestul. – Din anapestique, lat. anapaesticus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  anapéstic adj. m., pl. anapéstici; f. sg. anapéstică …   Dicționar Român

  • Anapestic — An a*pes tic, a. [L. anapaesticus, Gr. ?.] Pertaining to an anapest; consisting of an anapests; as, an anapestic meter, foot, verse. n. Anapestic measure or verse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anapestic — (adj.) 1690s, from L. anapaesticus, from Gk. anapaistikos, from anapaistos (see ANAPEST (Cf. anapest)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anapestic tetrameter — is a poetic meter that has four anapestic metrical feet per line. Each foot has two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable. It is sometimes referred to as a reverse dactyl, and shares the rapid, driving pace of the… …   Wikipedia

  • anapestic — adjective or noun see anapest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anapestic — See anapest. * * * …   Universalium

  • anapèstic — a|na|pès|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • anapestic — adj. (Poetry) containing anapaests (foot consisting of two short syllables followed by one long) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anapestic — an·a·pes·tic …   English syllables

  • anapestic — adjective (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one • Syn: ↑anapaestic • Pertains to noun: ↑anapaest (for: ↑anapaestic), ↑anapest …   Useful english dictionary

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