[strof-ik, stroh-fik]
Also, strophical. consisting of, pertaining to, or characterized by a strophe or strophes.
Music. (of a song) having the same music for each successive stanza.

1840–50; stroph(e) + -ic

strophically, adverb
nonstrophic, adjective Unabridged
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strophic or (less commonly) strophical (ˈstrɒfɪk, ˈstrəʊ-)
1.  of, relating to, or employing a strophe or strophes
2.  Compare through-composed (of a song) having identical or related music in each verse
strophical or (less commonly) strophical

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Example sentences
Buck uses the same chiming device before each succeeding verse of the strophic setting.
According to another theory epics were derived from strophic lays, though never actually composed in strophic form themselves.
All units can experience leaks throughout their operating life and cata- strophic leaks may also occur.
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