Isochrony

A sequence of events is called isochronous if the time separating each pair of successive events is strictly equal. The absence of isochrony is called anisochrony. See also: Anisochrony.
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isochrony

isochronous, isochronism, isochrony 1. Taking place in or occupying equal times; equal in metrical length; equal in duration, or in intervals of occurrence, as the vibrations of a pendulum; characterized by or relating to vibrations or motions of equal duration; vibrating uniformly, as a pendulum. 2. Taking place (vibrating, etc.) in the same time,...
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Isochrony

Isochrony is the postulated rhythmic division of time into equal portions by a language. Rhythm is an aspect of prosody, others being intonation, stress and tempo of speech. Three alternative ways in which a language can divide time are postulated: The idea as such was first expressed by Kenneth L. Pike in 1945, though the concept of language natu...
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