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  Definition of rhythm
  1. natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)
  2. recurring at regular intervals
  3. the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost''s poetry"
  4. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
  5. an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons"
Similar Words: rhythm method of birth control, rhythm method, calendar method of birth control, calendar method, regular recurrence, speech rhythm, beat, musical rhythm, cycle, round

 

Hyponyms: cardiac rhythm, heart rhythm, backbeat, downbeat, upbeat, syncopation

 

Derivational Morphology: beat, pound, thump, drum, thrum, cycle

 

 
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