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common time

n.
A musical meter with four quarter notes to the measure.

common time

n
(Music, other) music a time signature indicating four crotchet beats to the bar; four-four time. Symbol: C

com′mon time`


n.
a musical meter of four beats to the measure with each quarter note receiving one beat.
[1665–75]
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Noun1.common time - a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
musical time - (music) the beat of musical rhythm
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However, his master had forgiven him, and continued to employ him, for the Tholoways had lived on the Common time out of mind, and had always worked for the Poysers.
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Halfords Autocentres, which carried out the research, said the most common time of year for mis-fuelling was between March and September - the peak months for new car purchase.
A common time for them to leave the profession is in their mid-30s, after qualifying at 28.
Example 7 shows some of the most common time signatures.
The most common time for accidents to occur is between 8am and 4pm, the ministry stated, and the amount of violations committed during that time also increases.