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  Words related to rhythm

Related / Similar Words: rhythm method of birth control, rhythm method, calendar method of birth control, calendar method, regular recurrence, speech rhythm, beat, musical rhythm, cycle, round

 

Definition:
  • 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);
  • recurring at regular intervals;
  • the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost''s poetry";
  • the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat";
  • an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons";

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    Hyponyms: cardiac rhythm, heart rhythm, backbeat, downbeat, upbeat, syncopation

     

    Derivational Morphology: beat, pound, thump, drum, thrum, cycle

     

     
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