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rhythm section

n
(Music, other) those instruments in a band or group (usually piano, double bass, and drums) whose prime function is to supply the rhythm

rhythm′ sec`tion


n.
the group of band instruments, as drums and bass, that supplies musical rhythm.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.rhythm section - the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments
section - a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
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