HyperDic: rhythm

English > 5 senses of the word rhythm:
NOUNcommunicationrhythm, beat, musical rhythmthe basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
attributerhythm, regular recurrencerecurring at regular intervals
timerhythm, cycle, roundan interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
communicationrhythm, speech rhythmthe arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
actrhythm, rhythm method of birth control, rhythm method, calendar method of birth control, calendar methodnatural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)
rhythm > pronunciation
Soundsrih'dhahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > rhythm: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music.
Example"the piece has a fast rhythm"
Synonymsbeat, musical rhythm
NarrowerbackbeatA loud steady beat
downbeatThe first beat of a musical measure (as the conductor's arm moves downward)
syncopationA musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat
upbeat, offbeatAn unaccented / unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
Broadermusical time(music) the beat of musical rhythm
Spanishcadencia, compás, ritmo
Catalancadència, compàs, ritme
English > rhythm: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningrecurring at regular intervals.
Synonymregular recurrence
Narrowercardiac rhythm, heart rhythmThe rhythm of a beating heart
Broadercyclicity, periodicityThe quality of recurring at regular intervals
Spanishritmo
Catalanritme
Adjectivesrhythmical, rhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
English > rhythm: 5 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningAn interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.
Synonymscycle, round
Partsphase, phase angleA particular point in the time of a cycle
Broadertime interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
Spanishciclo
Catalancicle
Adjectivesrhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
English > rhythm: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements.
Example"the rhythm of Frost's poetry"
Synonymspeech rhythm
Broaderprosody, inflectionThe patterns of stress and intonation in a language
template, templet, guideA model or standard for making comparisons
Spanishritmo
Catalanritme
English > rhythm: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningnatural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle).
Synonymsrhythm method of birth control, rhythm method, calendar method of birth control, calendar method
Broadernatural family planningAny of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs

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