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Meaning of LYRIC

Pronunciation:  'lirik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a short poem of songlike quality
  2. [n]  the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
  3. [adj]  expressing deep personal emotion; "the dancer's lyrical performance"
  4. [adj]  (music; of a singer or singing voice) being light in volume and modest in range; "a lyric soprano"
  5. [adj]  (poetry) "lyric poetry"
  6. [adj]  (music) relating to or being musical drama; "the lyric stage"
  7. [v]  write lyrics for (a song)
 

LYRIC is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: coloratura, emotional, language, lyric poem, lyrical, words
 
 Antonyms: dramatic
 
 See Also: antistrophe, compose, indite, love lyric, ode, pen, poem, relyric, song, strophe, text, textual matter, verse form, write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lyr"ic\, Lyrical \Lyr"ic*al\, a. [L. lyricus, Gr. ?: cf.
    F. lyrique. See {Lyre}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.
    
    2. Fitted to be sung to the lyre; hence, also, appropriate
       for song; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the
       individual emotions of the poet. ``Sweet lyric song.''
       --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Lyr"ic\, n.
    1. A lyric poem; a lyrical composition.
    
    2. A composer of lyric poems. [R.] --Addison.
    
    3. A verse of the kind usually employed in lyric poetry; --
       used chiefly in the plural.
    
    
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Language for Your Remote Instruction by Computer. A cai language implemented as a fortran preprocessor.

["Computer Assisted Instruction: Specification of Attributes for CAI Programs and Programmers", G.M. Silvern et al, Proc ACM 21st Natl Conf (1966)].

 
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