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Noun: cadence  key-d(u)n(t)s
  1. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    - meter [US], metre [Brit, Cdn], measure, beat
  2. The close of a musical section
  3. A recurrent rhythmical series
    - cadency

Derived forms: cadences

Type of: musical passage, passage, poetic rhythm, prosody, rhythmic pattern, rhythmicity

Encyclopedia: Cadence