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- n. beat
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The measuring of time by beating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music: A beat in keeping time.
- n. A bar or measure. See a battuta and a tempo.
- n. In medieval music, a forbidden progression of the outer voice-parts of a harmony from a tenth on the up-beat to an octave on the down-beat.
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