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me·ter2

meter2

 
pronunciation:
mi tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a particular rhythmic pattern or the rhythmic pattern of units or feet of poetry.
Renaissance poets wrote poems in strict meter.
similar words:
rhythm
definition 2: the rhythmic measure in music provided by the division of notes into equal units or bars.
There are four beats to a measure in this meter.
similar words:
tempo
definition 3: the time value and number of beats for each note in a musical composition.
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tempo
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