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triple measure

noun, Music.

triple time

noun, Music.
time or rhythm characterized by three beats to the measure with an accent on the first beat.
Also called triple measure, triplex.
Origin of triple time
First recorded in 1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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triple time

musical time with three beats in each bar
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