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rhythm US English

A strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound

rhythm US Thesaurus

the rhythm of the music

beta rhythm US English

The normal electrical activity of the brain when conscious and alert, consisting of oscillations (beta waves) with a frequency of 18 to 25 hertz

alpha rhythm US English

The normal electrical activity of the brain when conscious and relaxed, consisting of oscillations (alpha waves) with a frequency of 8 to 13 hertz

cross-rhythm US English

A rhythm used simultaneously with another rhythm or rhythms

delta rhythm US English

Electrical activity of the brain at a frequency of around 1-8 Hz, typical of sleep. The resulting oscillations, detected using an electroencephalograph, are called delta waves

dotted rhythm US English

Rhythm in which the beat is unequally subdivided into a long dotted note and a short note

rhythm guitar US English

A guitar part consisting of the chord sequences of a pop or rock song

rhythm method US English

A method of avoiding conception by which sexual intercourse is restricted to the times of a woman’s menstrual cycle when ovulation is least likely to occur

sprung rhythm US English

A poetic meter approximating speech, each foot having one stressed syllable followed by a varying number of unstressed ones

theta rhythm US English

Electrical activity observed in the brain under certain conditions, consisting of oscillations (theta waves) with a frequency of 4 to 7 hertz

rhythm section US English

The part of a pop or jazz group supplying the rhythm, generally regarded as consisting of bass and drums and sometimes piano or guitar

rhythm guitarist US English

A person who plays rhythm guitar in a rock or pop group

rhythm and blues US English

A form of popular music of African-American origin that arose during the 1940s from blues, with the addition of driving rhythms taken from jazz. It was an immediate precursor of rock and roll

biorhythm US English

A recurring cycle in the physiology or functioning of an organism, such as the daily cycle of sleeping and waking