Associations to the word «Rhythm»
RHYTHM, noun. The variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter.
RHYTHM, noun. A specifically defined pattern of such variation.
RHYTHM, noun. A flow, repetition or regularity.
RHYTHM, noun. The tempo or speed of a beat, song or repetitive event.
RHYTHM, noun. The musical instruments which provide rhythm (mainly; not or less melody) in a musical ensemble.
RHYTHM, noun. A regular quantitative change in a variable (notably natural) process.
RHYTHM, noun. Controlled repetition of a phrase, incident or other element as a stylistic figure in literature and other narrative arts; the effect it creates.
RHYTHM AND BLUES, noun. (music genre) A style of music combining elements of jazz and blues, with syncopated rhythms and a strong backbeat, originating among African Americans in the 1940s
RHYTHM GUITAR, noun. In rock music, a guitar that provides rhythm, usually by playing chords or similar accompanying parts, to support the lead guitar.
RHYTHM GUITARS, noun. Plural of rhythm guitar
RHYTHM METHOD, noun. A method of natural birth control that involves counting days of a woman's menstrual cycle in order to determine when sexual intercourse is most or least likely to result in pregnancy.
RHYTHM METHODS, noun. Plural of rhythm method
RHYTHM SECTION, noun. The section of a band maintaining the rhythm, consisting of eg drums, bass, keyboard etc.
RHYTHM STICK, noun. (music) One of a set of cylindrical hardwood sticks used as a percussion instrument, especially by children learning the rudiments of rhythm
RHYTHM STICKS, noun. Plural of rhythm stick
RHYTHM, noun. The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat".
RHYTHM, noun. Recurring at regular intervals.
RHYTHM, noun. An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons".
RHYTHM, noun. The arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost's poetry".
RHYTHM, noun. Natural 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).
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