Rhythmic Rhyth"mic (-m[i^]k), Rhythmical Rhyth"mic*al (-m[i^]*kal), a. [Gr. ????: cf. L. rhythmicus, F. rhythmique.] Pertaining to, or of the nature of, rhythm [1913 Webster]

Day and night I worked my rhythmic thought. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

{Rhythmical accent}. (Mus.) See {Accent}, n., 6 (c) . [1913 Webster]

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  • rhythmic — UK [ˈrɪðmɪk] / US or rhythmical UK [ˈrɪðmɪk(ə)l] / US adjective a rhythmic movement or sound has a clear and regular pattern Derived word: rhythmically UK [ˈrɪðmɪk(ə)lɪ] / US adverb …   English dictionary

  • rhythmic — index intermittent, periodic, regular (orderly) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rhythmic — англ. [ри/дзмик] rhythmical [ри/дзмикл] rhythmisch нем. [ри/тмиш] ритмический, ритмично …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • rhythmic — 1560s, from Fr. rhythmique or directly from L. rhythmicus, from Gk. rhythmikos, from rhythmos (see RHYTHM (Cf. rhythm)). Related: Rhythmical; rhythmically …   Etymology dictionary

  • rhythmic — rhythmic, rhythmical The two forms are virtually interchangeable, choice normally being determined by personal preference or the flow of the sentence. However, it is usually preferable to be consistent within a single piece of writing …   Modern English usage

  • rhythmic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or relating to rhythm. 2) occurring regularly. DERIVATIVES rhythmical adjective rhythmically adverb rhythmicity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • rhythmic — [[t]rɪ̱ðmɪk[/t]] also rhythmical ADJ GRADED A rhythmic movement or sound is repeated at regular intervals, forming a regular pattern or beat. Good breathing is slow, rhythmic and deep. ...the rhythmical beat of the drum. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • rhythmic — rhyth·mic rith mik or rhyth·mi·cal mi kəl adj 1) of, relating to, or involving rhythm 2) marked by or moving in pronounced rhythm <rhythmic contractions> rhyth·mi·cal·ly mi k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • rhythmic — adj. Rhythmic is used with these nouns: ↑beat, ↑breathing, ↑gymnastics, ↑motion, ↑movement, ↑pattern, ↑vitality …   Collocations dictionary

  • rhythmic — rhyth|mic [ˈrıðmık] adj also rhyth|mic|al [ mıkəl] having a strong rhythm ▪ the rhythmic thud of the bass drum >rhythmically [ kli] adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English