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Noun
/ˈriT͟Həm/,
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rhythms, plural;
  1. A strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound
    • - Ruth listened to the rhythm of his breathing
  2. The systematic arrangement of musical sounds, principally according to duration and periodic stress

  3. A particular type of pattern formed by such arrangement
    • - guitar melodies with deep African rhythms
  4. A person's natural feeling for such arrangement
    • - they've got no rhythm
  5. The measured flow of words and phrases in verse or prose as determined by the relation of long and short or stressed and unstressed syllables

  6. A regularly recurring sequence of events, actions, or processes
    • - the twice daily rhythms of the tides
  7. A harmonious sequence or correlation of colors or elements


  1. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
  2. recurring at regular intervals
  3. cycle: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
  4. the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost's poetry"
  5. rhythm method of birth control: 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)
  6. (rhythmic) rhythmical: recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose"
  7. Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός - rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") is a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions." In other words, rhythm is simply the timing of the musical sounds and silences. ...
  8. Rhythm is a 2000 released Tamil film. The film stars Arjun, Meena and Manivannan in lead roles and Ramesh Aravind and Jyothika in cameo appearances. The music is by A. R. Rahman. The director is Vasanth. Cinematography is by P.S. Vinod and Arthur A. Wilson. ...
  9. Rhythm (1987–2007) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Regally bred in Kentucky, he was out of the Grade I winning mare Dance Number who was a daughter of the Champion British and American sire and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Northern Dancer. ...
  10. Here is a list of characters in the Kids' Praise! series (by Debby Kerner & Ernie Rettino): *Psalty the Singing Songbook. Go to his wikipedia page here for more information on him and the Kids' Praise! series. *Psalty Jr. or Little Psalty (younger versions of Psalty) *Psaltina - Psalty's wife. ...
  11. LOMOcean Design is a naval architecture and yacht design company based in Auckland, New Zealand.
  12. The variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter; A specifically defined pattern of such variation; A flow, repetition or regularity; The tempo or speed of a beat, song or repetetive event; The musical ...
  13. (rhythmic) Of or relating to rhythm; Characterized by rhythm; Written in verse, especially rhyming verse; With regular, repetitive motion or sound
  14. (Rhythmic) includes cutting based on time, but using the visual composition of the shots — along with a change in the speed of the metric cuts — to induce more complex meanings than what is possible with metric montage. ...
  15. (Rhythms) is the longest word in the English language containing none of the five recognised vowels.
  16. A sequence of events played with the right hand on a guitar which gives a piece of music a distinct beat.
  17. Recurrences of stressed and unstressed syllables at equal intervals, similar to meter. However, though two lines may be of the same meter, the rhythms of the lines may be different. ...
  18. The way movement is organized in a piece of music, using beat, no beat, long and short sounds, meter, accents, no accents, tempo, syncopation, and so on.  See meter and time signature.
  19. The regular or ordered repetition of dominant and subordinate elements or units within a design.
  20. the pattern of beats or stresses in a line creating a sense of movement. Sestet: group of six lines of poetry, often forming the second part of a sonnet.
  21. The repeating of elements, such as lines, shapes, or colors, that creates a pattern of visual motion in an artwork. Rhythm is a principle.
  22. the manipulation of strong and weak beats, creating a flowing and/or syncopated pulse.
  23. Organising and formal principle of the chronological process in music, dance and composition.
  24. a continuance, a flow, or a feeling of movement achieved by the repetition or regulated visual units.
  25. The term which denotes the organization of sound in time; the temporal quality of sound.