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two-beat

[ too-beet ]

adjective

  1. having four beats to the measure with the second and fourth beats accented:

    two-beat jazz.



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Example Sentences

A similar diversity of the individual records occurred in the two-beat rhythms.

There are two main classes of simple measures, two-beat measure, and three-beat measure.

Somewhat later, W. Wackernagel declared himself in favour of the two-beat theory for all Teutonic alliterative verse.

He does not enter into the details of the rhythm of the verse, except by pointing out the two-beat cadence of each section.

Moreover, the alliteration in all these examples is a further proof of the two-beat character of their rhythm.

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