- a regular route for a sentry or policeman
- the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
- a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
- the sound of stroke or blow
- (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
- a regular rate of repetition
- a stroke or blow
(1) the pronounced rhythm of music; (2) one single stroke of a rhythmic accentFound on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_musical_terminology
(1) the pronounced rhythm of music; (2) one single stroke of a rhythmic accentFound on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_jazz_and_popular_music
• (v. i.) A round or course which is frequently gone over; as, a watchman`s beat. • (v. t.) To overcome in a battle, contest, strife, race, game, etc.; to vanquish or conquer; to surpass. • (v. t.) To tread, as a path. • (n.) A transient grace note, struck immediately before the one it is intended to ornament. • (a.) Weary;...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/beat/
(1) the pronounced rhythm of music; (2) one single stroke of a rhythmic accentFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22287
(1) the pronounced rhythm of music; (2) one single stroke of a rhythmic accentFound on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary308.php
(bēt) a throb or pulsation, as of the heart or of an artery.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(US) A specialist area of journalism that a reporter regularly covers, such as police or health. See also round.Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html
1) The steady even pulse in music.
2) The action of two sounds or audio signals mixing together and causing regular rises &.falls in volume.
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1. 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. 'Thou shalt beat some of it [spices] very small.' (Ex. Xxx. 36) 'They did beat the gold into thin plates.' (Ex. Xxxix. 3) ... 2. To punish by blows; to...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
a regular rate of repetition; `the cox raised the beat`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
In acoustics, a beat is an interference between two sounds of slightly different frequencies, perceived as periodic variations in volume whose rate is the difference between the two frequencies. With tuning instruments that can produce sustained tones, beats can readily be recognized. Tuning two tones to a unison will present a ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_(acoustics)
A beat is the timing and movement of a film or play. In the context of a screenplay, it usually represents a pause in dialogue. In the context of the timing of a film, a beat refers to an event, decision, or discovery that alters the way the protagonist pursues his or her goal. ==Beats as pacing elements== Beats are specific, m...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_(filmmaking)
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level). The beat is often defined as the rhythm listeners would tap their toes to when listening to a piece of music, or the numbers a musician counts while performing, though in practice this may be t...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_(music)
Beat (pronounced `BEH-awe-t`, not like the usual `beat`) is a German male given name derived from the Latin beatusmaximus (`blessed`) used as a name in Christianity. The Spanish/Italian version is Beatoma. The name is common in the German-speaking territories of Switzerland but, unlike the female version Beate, obscure in the other G...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_(name)
In police terminology, a beat is the territory and time that a police officer patrols. Beat policing is based on traditional policing (late 19th century) and utilises the close relationship with the community members within the assigned Beat to strengthen police effectiveness and encourage cooperative efforts to make a safer commun...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_(police)
(bēt) transitive verb
[ imperfect Beat
; past participle Beat
; present participle & verbal noun Beating
.] [ Middle English beaten
, Anglo-Saxon be├...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/26
Weary; tired; fatigued; exhausted. [ Colloq.] « Quite beat
, and very much vexed and disappointed. Dickens.
» Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/26
Beat intransitive verb 1.
To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly. « The men of the city . . . beat
at the door. Judges. xix. 22.
To move with pulsation or throbbing. « A thousand hearts beat
happily...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/26
Beat noun 1.
A stroke; a blow. « He, with a careless beat
, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden.
A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat
of the heart; the beat
of the pulse. 3. (Mus.) (a)
...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/26
A beat or count is one unit or accent in the recurring rhythm of a piece of music. In most dance music, you can count four instances of emphasis per measure. Waltz beats recur in groups of three.Found on http://www.rounddancing.net/dance/glossary.html
A heavy stress or accent in a line of poetry. The number of beats or stresses in a line usually deteFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22385
a pause; to take a break for the purposes of comic timing.Found on http://www.comicalmanagement.com/pages/comical-terminology
A periodic variation of amplitude resulting from the addition of two slightly different frequencies. (Sound)Found on http://www.filmland.com/glossary/Dictionary.html#A
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