the term rhythm (of gr. rhythmós = „river (the things) “, from eryein = derived probably pull “) designation

  • generally an evenly arranged course of motion or more generally the temporal succession of samples or events (referred z. B. on the fulfilment phases of a combustion engine,the succession of seasons etc.);
  • in the poetry for the metric Konstanz of the verse mass the succession of different accent samples, see verse measure;
  • in linguistics the temporal arrangement of the linguistic speech, see speech rhythm;
  • in the music by the consequencedifferent Notenwerte to developing accent samples over the basic pulse, see rhythm (music);
  • in political economy and sociology the pre-historical connection of the rhythm with the work was opened (Karl books: „Work and Rhythmus'", Leipzig (Hirzel) 1904);
  • into the Chronobiologie biological rhythms, see z.B.Zirkadiane Rhythmik and Ultradiane Rhythmik.

The derivative Rhythmik designates the science of the rhythm; a connoisseur of this teachings is a Rhythmiker.

see also

rhythmic equivalence class

Wikiquote: Rhythm - quotations
Wiktionary: Rhythm - word origin, synonyms andTranslations

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