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Another word for cadency

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Noun
  1. The patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

      1. (Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
      2. A variable unit of time measuring a pause taken by an actor, as for dramatic effect.
      3. Any of a group of U.S. writers in the 1950s and 1960s whose work grew out of and expressed beat attitudes
      1. (Music) A progression of chords moving to a harmonic close, point of rest, or sense of resolution.
      2. A female given name from the word cadence, taken to use in the 2000s.
      3. The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching.
      1. A fitting amount:
      2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
      3. Limit; bounds:
      1. A specific rhythm determined by the number of beats and the time value assigned to each note in a measure.
      2. The specific rhythm as determined by the prevailing foot and the number of feet in the line
      3. (Chiefly US, elsewhere metre) (music) An increment of music; the overall rhythm; particularly, the number of beats in a measure.
      1. Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
      2. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
      3. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
      1. (Music) A type of popular dance music developed about 1935 and based on jazz but employing a larger band, less improvisation, and simpler harmonic and rhythmic patterns.
      2. A style of jazz, esp. in its development from about 1935 to 1945, characterized by the use of large bands, fast tempos, and written arrangements for ensemble playing
      3. A basic dance step in which a pair link hands and turn round together in a circle.
    See also:

    repetition