arsis means: Musicians should use the upward stroke to conduct their music. The American death metal group Arsis is the name. They have released three studio albums and an EP. The latest album, We Are The Nightmare was released in 2012. Although Arsis isn’t well-known, they seem to be a talented group of musicians who have strong vocals and a unique style. (in Community Dictionary, added by Darwin Tucker)

What else does arsis mean?

  • A short, or non-accented portion of a metrical feet. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • Accentuated or extended part of a Metrical Foot, particularly in accentual Verse. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • A measure’s upbeat or unaccented portion. (in AZ Dictionary)