noun Medieval Music.
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Words nearby prolation
Example sentences from the Web for prolation
They had the eternity from one word, and the prolation, the emanation from another word.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Prolation, together with tempus, corresponds roughly to the concept of time signature in modern music.
Prolation is a term used in the theory of medieval music to describe its rhythmic structure on a small scale.