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Dictionary definition for: Rhythm

1. (n) the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm" "the conductor set the beat"

2. (n) recurring at regular intervals

3. (n) an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons"

4. (n) the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost''s poetry"

5. (n) 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)

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