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arsis

Arsis is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter S for which we found 3 definitions.

Definition
(n.) That part of a foot where the ictus is put or which is distinguished from the rest (known as the thesis) of the foot by a greater stress of voice.
(n.) That elevation of voice now called metrical accentuation or the rhythmic accent.
(n.) The elevation of the hand or that part of the bar at which it is raised in beating time; the weak or unaccented part of the bar; -- opposed to thesis.

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