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met·ro·nome

metronome

 
pronunciation:
me tr nom
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device that marks a regular period of time with a clicking sound. A metronome can be set at different speeds and is used by musicians to keep time during practice.
 
derivation: metronomic (adj.)
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The word metronome contains the following part:
metr, -meter, -metry Greek root that means measure