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counterpoint-rhythm

coun·ter·point-rhythm
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koun-ter-point rith -uh m]
    • /ˈkaʊn tərˌpɔɪnt ˈrɪð əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koun-ter-point rith -uh m]
    • /ˈkaʊn tərˌpɔɪnt ˈrɪð əm/

Definitions of counterpoint-rhythm word

  • noun counterpoint-rhythm Music. the art of combining melodies. 1
  • noun counterpoint-rhythm Music. the texture resulting from the combining of individual melodic lines. 1
  • noun counterpoint-rhythm a melody composed to be combined with another melody. 1
  • noun counterpoint-rhythm Also called counterpoint rhythm. Prosody. syncopation (def 2). 1
  • noun counterpoint-rhythm any element that is juxtaposed and contrasted with another. 1
  • verb with object counterpoint-rhythm to emphasize or clarify by contrast or juxtaposition. 1

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Origin of counterpoint-rhythm

First appearance:

before 1525
One of the 28% oldest English words
1525-35; < Medieval Latin syncopātiōn- (stem of syncopātiō), equivalent to Late Latin syncopāt(us) (see syncopate) + -iōn- -ion

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Parts of speech for Counterpoint-rhythm

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

counterpoint-rhythm popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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