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Definition of Rhythm

Rhythm

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The harmonious flow of vocal sounds.

Rhythm Quotations

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. - Thomas Merton
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Thomas Merton

I read the Bible to myself; I'll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is.
Maya Angelou

The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Elvis Presley

The thing about tennis is if you stay off for two weeks, or just for three days, you can lose your rhythm quickly. So it's just a question of constant diligence and vigilance.
Venus Williams
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Rhythm Translations

rhythm in Dutch is ritme
rhythm in Finnish is rytmi
rhythm in French is rythme
rhythm in German is Rhythmus
rhythm in Hungarian is ritmus
rhythm in Italian is ritmo
rhythm in Norwegian is rytme
rhythm in Portuguese is ritmo
rhythm in Spanish is ritmo
rhythm in Swedish is rytm
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