rhythm

  • 1 rhythm — [ rıðəm ] noun ** 1. ) count a regular pattern of sounds in music that you can show by moving, hitting your hands together, or hitting a drum or other surface: They began moving together to the rhythm of the music. He tapped out the rhythm on the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 rhythm — rhythm, meter, cadence can all mean the more or less regular rise and fall in intensity of sounds that one associates chiefly with poetry and music. Rhythm, which of these three terms is the most inclusive and the widest in its range of… …

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  • 3 Rhythm D — Rhythm D, né David Weldon à Los Angeles en Californie, est un artiste connu pour ses productions, notamment de titres d Eazy E issus de son album It s On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa. Eazy déclare dans la pochette de son album Thanks to Rhythm D for… …

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  • 4 rhythm — (n.) 1550s, from L. rhythmus movement in time, from Gk. rhythmos measured flow or movement, rhythm, related to rhein to flow, from PIE root *sreu to flow (see RHEUM (Cf. rheum)). In Medieval Latin, rithmus was used for accentual, as opposed to… …

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  • 5 rhythm — [rith′əm] n. [< Fr or L: Fr rythme < L rhythmus < Gr rhythmos, measure, measured motion < base of rheein, to flow: see STREAM] 1. a) flow, movement, procedure, etc. characterized by basically regular recurrence of elements or features …

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  • 6 Rhythm — Album par ルーク・ヴァイバート Sortie 2008 Enregistrement 2008 Durée 48:35 Genre Musique électronique Producteur Luke Vibert …

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  • 7 Rhythm — Rhythm, n. [F. rhythme, rythme, L. rhythmus, fr. Gr. ??? measured motion, measure, proportion, fr. rei^n to flow. See {Stream}.] 1. In the widest sense, a dividing into short portions by a regular succession of motions, impulses, sounds, accents …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 rhythm — ► NOUN 1) a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound. 2) the systematic arrangement of musical sounds, according to duration and periodical stress. 3) a particular pattern formed by such arrangement: a slow waltz rhythm. 4) the… …

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  • 9 rhythm — index regularity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 rhythm — англ. [ри/дзм] Rhythmus нем. [ри/тмус] ритм …

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  • 11 rhythm — [n] beat, accent of sound, music bounce, cadence, cadency, downbeat, flow, lilt, measure, meter, metre, movement, pattern, periodicity, pulse, regularity, rhyme, rise and fall, swing, tempo, time, uniformity; concept 595 …

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  • 12 Rhythm — For other uses, see Rhythm (disambiguation). Rhythm, a sequence in time repeated, featured in dance: an early moving picture demonstrates the waltz …

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  • 13 rhythm — rhythmless, adj. /ridh euhm/, n. 1. movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like. 2. Music. a. the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic… …

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  • 14 rhythm — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, slow ▪ constant, good, perfect, regular, steady ▪ the steady rhythm of his heartbeat …

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  • 15 rhythm — 01. Rap music often simply exaggerates the normal [rhythm] of spoken English. 02. The baby was soothed by the quiet [rhythmic] sound of his mother s heartbeat. 03. The crowd moved [rhythmically] to the sound of the drums. 04. Santana s music is… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 rhythm */*/ — UK [ˈrɪðəm] / US noun Word forms rhythm : singular rhythm plural rhythms 1) [countable] a regular pattern of sounds or movements the slow rhythm of the rocking chair 2) a) [countable/uncountable] music a regular pattern of sounds in music that… …

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  • 17 rhythm — noun Etymology: Middle French & Latin; Middle French rhythme, from Latin rhythmus, from Greek rhythmos, probably from rhein to flow more at stream Date: 1560 1. a. an ordered recurrent alternation of strong and weak elements in the flow of sound… …

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  • 18 Rhythm Is It! — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Rhythm Is It! Produktionsland Deutschland …

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  • 19 rhythm — n. 1) (a) frenzied; pulsating; steady; undulating rhythm 2) to a rhythm (to dance to the rhythm of drums) * * * [ rɪð(ə)m] pulsating steady undulating rhythm (a) frenzied to a rhythm (to dance to the rhythm of drums) …

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  • 20 rhythm — rhyth|m [ˈrıðəm] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: rhythmus, from Greek, from rhein to flow ] 1.) a regular repeated pattern of sounds or movements →↑metre ▪ Drums are basic to African rhythm. ▪ complicated dance rhythms rhythm of ▪ …

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