- Rhythm Rhythm, n. [F. rhythme, rythme, L. rhythmus, fr. Gr.
??? measured motion, measure, proportion, fr. "rei^n to flow.
1. In the widest sense, a dividing into short portions by a
regular succession of motions, impulses, sounds, accents,
etc., producing an agreeable effect, as in music poetry,
the dance, or the like.
2. (Mus.) Movement in musical time, with periodical recurrence of accent; the measured beat or pulse which marks the character and expression of the music; symmetry of movement and accent. --Moore (Encyc.) [1913 Webster]
4. The harmonious flow of vocal sounds. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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