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Noun: common measure  'kó-mun 'me-zhu(r)
  1. A time signature indicating four beats to the bar
    - common time, four-four time, quadruple time
  2. An integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
    - common divisor, common factor
  3. The usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
    - common meter

Derived forms: common measures

Type of: beat, cadence, divisor, factor, measure, meter [US], metre [Brit, Cdn], musical time

Encyclopedia: Common measure