Rhythm vs Beats - What's the difference?

rhythm | beats |


As a noun rhythm

is the variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter.

As an adjective beats is

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rhythm

English

(wikipedia rhythm)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter.
  • ''Dance to the rhythm of the music.
  • A specifically defined pattern of such variation.
  • ''Most dances have a rhythm as distinctive as the Iambic verse in poetry
  • A flow, repetition or regularity.
  • Once you get the rhythm of it, the job will become easy.
  • The tempo or speed of a beat, song or repetitive event.
  • We walked with a quick, even rhythm .
  • The musical instruments which provide rhythm (mainly; not or less melody) in a musical ensemble.
  • The Baroque term ''basso continuo is virtually equivalent to rhythm
  • A regular quantitative change in a variable (notably natural) process.
  • :: ''The rhythm of the seasons dominates agriculture as well as wildlife
  • Controlled repetition of a phrase, incident or other element as a stylistic figure in literature and other narrative arts; the effect it creates.
  • ''The running gag is a popular rhythm in motion pictures and theater comedy

    Synonyms

    * meter / metre * prosody * (instruments providing rhythm) rhythm section

    Derived terms

    * rhythm band * rhythm box * rhythmic * rhythmical * rhythm stick * rhythm method

    beats

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (beat)
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