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rhythmic pattern


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rhythmic pattern (prosody) a system of versification
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In literature:

African dance, like its music, builds on highly complex rhythmic patterns.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
A thin tree is always selected, and a rhythmic pattern of leaves against the sky painted.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
Here no continuous patterns are recognizable, yet the whole is felt to be musically and appropriately rhythmic.
"The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
The rhythmical pattern of the whole word becomes a familiar unit.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth

In news:

With its important lesson told in rhythmic word patterns, Brown's cautionary tale from the '40s receives new life with illustrations--after the original style--by a Caldecott-winning artist.
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Poi is a form of dance, where weights on the ends of tethers are swung through rhythmical patterns.
In stage one, unequal flute spacing disrupts the rhythmic pattern created by the cutting edge of common end mills.
Since then, he's been on quite the odyssey, developing rhythmic patterns and styles that make him a sought-after session player for some of the biggest names in music.
Wind ripples across an estuary creating a rhythmic pattern on the surface attracting my attention.