Origin of metronome
Examples from the Web for metronomic
Metronomic therapy is a quintessential financial orphan, Vikas Sukhatme says.
Six years later, the approach would be dubbed “metronomic therapy” by another researcher.
Independent researchers in Canada, Europe and India are exploring similar inexpensive agents with metronomic therapy.
Dr. Morgan also found that the metronomic effect is often associated with early heart disease and even sudden death.
Only to those published since Maelzel's invention have the metronomic signs been affixed by Beethoven's own hand.Life of Beethoven|Anton Schindler
From the metronomic indication found at the beginning of many compositions.Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens
He requested Beethoven to make notes upon paper regarding the metronomic marks of speed at which the composition should be played.Great Pianists on Piano Playing|James Francis Cooke
I enclose for the Philharmonic Society a metronomic list of the movements of my ninth Symphony.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Rhythm that was intricate pleased him more than the metronomic.Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht
Word Origin for metronome
mechanical musical time-keeper, 1815, coined in English from comb. form of Greek metron "measure" (see meter (n.2)) + -nomos "regulating," verbal adjective of nemein "to regulate" (see numismatics). The device invented 1815 by Johann Maelzel (1772-1838), German civil engineer and showman. Related: Metronomic.