Definitions for "Stanza"
Keywords:  poem, rhyme, verse, couplet, quatrain
A number of lines or verses forming a division of a song or poem, and agreeing in meter, rhyme, number of lines, etc., with other divisions; a part of a poem, ordinarily containing every variation of measure in that poem; a combination or arrangement of lines usually recurring, whether like or unlike, in measure.
An apartment or division in a building; a room or chamber.
A stanza is a formal division of lines in a poem, considered as a unit. Often the stanzas in a poem are separated by spaces. Stanzas are sometimes named according to the number of lines found in them. A couplet, for example, is a two-line stanza. A tercet is a stanza with three lines.
A large indoor room where a performance would take place, frequently upstairs in a customs house, to accommodate the traveling nature of the troupes.
The unit of text in an AUTOBK used to describe the background removal from a single data file. An AUTOBK input file can have any number of stanzas. For the sake of indentation and other functions, any part of an input file that is not otherwise defined is considered to be part of a stanza.
(1) in a match, a set of boards played as a unit, after which scores are commpared; (2) in a duplicate-bridge movement, a set of rounds played and scored independently from other rounds.
In software distribution, a section of a software package definition. A stanza can define, for example, an action to be performed, a list of targets on which the action is to be performed, or a set of conditions under which an action is to be executed. Stanzas can be nested, and there is a single stanza (the root stanza) that contains the entire software package definition.
a labeled section of the document, indicating that an object of a particular type is being described
In software distribution, a section of a software package that defines either a specific action to be performed on that the software package or a set of conditions under which actions are to be performed on the software package. The complete software package is a stanza that contains a hierarchy of many different stanzas. See also software package.
A phrase and the successive phrases that relate to it through repetition, variation, call and response, or other devices
Keywords:  green, definition, book, good, first
First, go to the Web for a definition. See green book for a good example. (492)