iamb

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Related to Loose iambic: Iambic pentameter, Iambic meter
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a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables

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In our theory, loose iambic meter arises by application of the same metrical theory which explains strict iambic meter.
Other loose iambic texts utilize somewhat different definitions of maximum for their 'loose' meters.
"On Meter in General and on Robert Frost's Loose Iambics in Particular." In Linguistics: In Search of the Human Mind.