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rhythm

  

      n  
1   
a    the arrangement of the relative durations of and accents on the notes of a melody, usually laid out into regular groups (bars) of beats, the first beat of each bar carrying the stress  
b    any specific arrangement of such groupings; time  
quadruple rhythm     
2      (in poetry)  
a    the arrangement of words into a more or less regular sequence of stressed and unstressed or long and short syllables  
b    any specific such arrangement; metre  
3    (in painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.) a harmonious sequence or pattern of masses alternating with voids, of light alternating with shade, of alternating colours, etc.  
4    any sequence of regularly recurring functions or events, such as the regular recurrence of certain physiological functions of the body  
     (C16: from Latin rhythmus, from Greek rhuthmos; related to rhein to flow)  
  rhythmless      adj  


alpha rhythm   , wave  
      n     (Physiol)   the normal bursts of electrical activity from the cerebral cortex of a drowsy or inactive person, occurring at a frequency of 8 to 12 hertz and detectable with an electroencephalograph  
   See also       brain wave  
beta rhythm   , wave  
      n     (Physiol)   the normal electrical activity of the cerebral cortex, occurring at a frequency of 13 to 30 hertz and detectable with an electroencephalograph  
   See also       brain wave  
delta rhythm   , wave  
      n     (Physiol)   the normal electrical activity of the cerebral cortex during deep sleep, occurring at a frequency of 1 to 4 hertz and detectable with an electroencephalograph  
   See also       brain wave  
rhythm and blues  
      n   functioning as sing   any of various kinds of popular music derived from or influenced by the blues,   (Abbrev)    R & B  
rhythm method  
      n   a method of controlling conception without the aid of a contraceptive device, by restricting sexual intercourse to those days in a woman's menstrual cycle on which conception is considered least likely to occur  
   See also       safe period  
rhythm section  
      n   those instruments in a band or group (usually piano, double bass, and drums) whose prime function is to supply the rhythm  
sprung rhythm  
      n     (Prosody)   a type of poetic rhythm characterized by metrical feet of irregular composition, each having one strongly stressed syllable, often the first, and an indefinite number of unstressed syllables  
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rhythm

  
  
accent, beat, cadence, flow, lilt, measure     (Prosody)   metre, movement, pattern, periodicity, pulse, swing, tempo, time  

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