Unstressed syllable(s) occurring at the start of a line which do not contribute to the meter.
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An`a·cru'sis noun [ Greek ..., from ... to push up or back; ... + ... to strike.] (Pros.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.
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• (n.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.
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in classical prosody, the up (or weak) beat, one or more syllables at the beginning of a line of poetry that are not regarded as a part of the ...
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[band] Kevin Heidbreder Anacrusis is a progressive/thrash metal band from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Anacrusis was one of the first bands to attempt to blend thrash and progressive metal. Their albums Manic Impressions and Screams and Whispers are considered as classics of the progressive thr...
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In poetry, an anacrusis (ἀνάκρουσις "pushing up") is the lead-in syllables, collectively, that precede the first full measure. In music, an anacrusis is the note or sequence of notes which precedes the first downbeat in a bar. In the latter sense an anacrusis is often called a pickup, pi...
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[genus] Anacrusis is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Tortricinae of the family Tortricidae. ...
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a note or notes that precede the first full bar; a pickup
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