Definitions for "Beat"
Keywords:  whisk, spoon, mixer, stir, vigorously
To be in agitation or doubt.
To make a succession of strokes on a drum; as, the drummers beat to call soldiers to their quarters.
A stroke; a blow.
To move with pulsation or throbbing.
To sound with more or less rapid alternations of greater and less intensity, so as to produce a pulsating effect; -- said of instruments, tones, or vibrations, not perfectly in unison.
A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse.
To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat one's breast; to beat iron so as to shape it; to beat grain, in order to force out the seeds; to beat eggs and sugar; to beat a drum.
To scour or range over in hunting, accompanied with the noise made by striking bushes, etc., for the purpose of rousing game.
To dash against, or strike, as with water or wind.
Keywords:  windward, sail, tack, hauled, wind
To make progress against the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line or traverse.
to sail to windward, also known as sailing close-hauled.
To sail toward a direction from which the wind blows by making a series of tacks while sailing close-hauled
a pause in dialogue
a pause taken for the purposes of comic timing, often to allow the audience
One count pause in speech, action, or poetry.
To give the signal for, by beat of drum; to sound by beat of drum; as, to beat an alarm, a charge, a parley, a retreat; to beat the general, the reveille, the tattoo. See Alarm, Charge, Parley, etc.
To make a sound when struck; as, the drums beat.
A transient grace note, struck immediately before the one it is intended to ornament.
To overcome in a battle, contest, strife, race, game, etc.; to vanquish, defeat, or conquer; to surpass or be superior to.
One that beats, or surpasses, another or others; as, the beat of him.
set; defeat (a contract).
To punish by blows; to thrash.
to evade, avoid, or escape (blame, taxes, punishment); as, to beat the rap (be acquitted); to beat the sales tax by buying out of state.
give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
Keywords:  tick, clock, excapements, korg, tock
make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
a distinct fluctuation in volume which has a "wobbling" sound
The tick of a clock, or the time taken for a pendulum or balance to swing from its center, or dead point, to one extreme and return to center again Most clock excapements beat twice per cycle The beats should be equally disposed about the center or dead point of the pendulum or balance Single-beat escapements, such as the chronometer and duplex, have one beat on each alternate swing of the balance
Keywords:  i'm, tired, exhausts, weary, socks
Weary; tired; fatigued; exhausted.
(1) (adj) tired, exhausted. Ex. "You look beat" or "I feel beat". (2) lacking anything. Ex. "I am beat for my cash", "I am beat to my socks" (lacking everything).
wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
Keywords:  heddle, weft, rigid, push, threads
Pushing the weft threads into place with the rigid heddle.
To push the weft threads into place with the rigid heddle.
A round or course which is frequently gone over; as, a watchman's beat; analogously, for newspaper reporters, the subject or territory that they are assigned to cover; as, the Washington beat.
A regular subject assigned to a reporter to cover.
Assigned patrol area.
To cheat; to chouse; to swindle; to defraud; -- often with out.
A cheat or swindler of the lowest grade; -- often emphasized by dead; as, a dead beat; also, deadbeat.
The act of obtaining and publishing a piece of news by a newspaper before its competitors; also, the news itself; -- also called a scoop or exclusive.
beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
It bodes no good to dream of being beaten by an angry person family jars and discord are signified. To beat a child, ungenerous advantage is taken by you of another perhaps the tendency will be to cruelly treat a child.
Important moment in a drama's development where conflict produces change.
a moment in the life a groove
A recurring moment when tone onsets are more expected. In contrast to tactus, beats are differentiated from strong to weak and occur within a repeating pattern of beats, called a meter.
a hard-hitting weekly syndicated column on media and politics by Norman Solomon (a FAIR associate and co-authoro fUnreliable Sources)
a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
Keywords:  territory, adm, sniper, scope, guard
( Adm.). A territorial charge primarily protective in scope; sub-division of a range; usually in the charge of a forest guard or forester.
The sniper's operational area where established control measures (boundaries, limits) define his territory.
A term used to describe an area of waterside bank on either a river or stillwater lake, that is allocated to one or more fishermen for their exclusive use over a time period.
be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
Keywords:  scene, smallest, story, plot, shifts
A unit of action in a scene. A scene is made up of a series of beats.
a the smallest unit of story telling
See Story Beat
BLM Enterprise Architecture Tool - a repository to capture the BLM's TRM and related application process and data artifacts. Also known as the BEAR - BEA Repository.
Keywords:  ploughshares, swords, shape
shape by beating; "beat swords into ploughshares"
Keywords:  prosody, verse, foot, metrical, accent
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
a unit of time, measured by the foot going up and down
to baffle or stump; to defy the comprehension of (a person); as, it beats me why he would do that.
Beat (pronounced "Beh-at", not like the usual "beat") is a name commonly used in German-speaking countries, mostly in Switzerland. It derives from the Latin word beatus which means "blessed".
Keywords:  atobe, dog, name
the name of Atobe's dog
Keywords:  subway, fare, avoid, paying
avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
To tread, as a path.
make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
To exercise severely; to perplex; to trouble.
Keywords:  crimson, album, british, king, band
Beat is an album by the British rock band King Crimson, released in 1982.
Slang for bad (i.e. beat weather).
Maneuvers Beaufort Scale Weather
Keywords:  habitual, resort, frequent, place
A place of habitual or frequent resort.
a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
Term used to describe what happens when a ball-carrier gets past a defender trying to make the tackle. Also used to describe what happens when a receiver gets by the defender to make the catch.
Keywords:  tempo, decided, measure, time
a measure of time as decided by the tempo
be superior; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
a lively introduction to understanding that force, and applying it to learning
Keywords:  pretty, pipe, something, shape, day
A term used to describe something that is not good. e.g. "It's pretty beat that we have to shape the pipe all day."
Keywords:  subdivision, equal, measure, parts
a subdivision of a measure in equal parts
Keywords:  thought, change
a thought change
From the beginning to the end of an intention or objective.
Keywords:  bar, division, time
a division of time - there are usually 3 or 4 beats to the bar
Keywords:  thing, act, person, one
The act of one that beats a person or thing
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