In the widest sense, a dividing into short portions by a regular succession of motions, impulses, sounds, accents, etc., producing an agreeable effect, as in music poetry, the dance, or the like.
Movement in musical time, with periodical recurrence of accent; the measured beat or pulse which marks the character and expression of the music; symmetry of movement and accent.
A division of lines into short portions by a regular succession of arses and theses, or percussions and remissions of voice on words or syllables.
The harmonious flow of vocal sounds.
"Everything flows out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing manifests in everything; the measure of the swing to the right is the measure of the swing to the left; rhytjhm compensates." The Kybalion.
a continuing process, rising to a climax, leveling off, then falling, ever repeating themselves like the ebb and flow of the tides
a series of attacks (MIDI note-on events) that are played once for a given line, then repeated for the next line
The coordination of movement during the golf swing or putting stroke.
The subdivision of time, principally by establishing length of notes.
a recognisable sequence in time
the proportion of time occupied on the recovery to the time taken on the pull through