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met·ro·nome

 (mĕt′rə-nōm′)
n. Music
A device used to mark time by means of regularly recurring ticks or flashes at adjustable intervals.

[Greek metron, measure; see mē- in Indo-European roots + Greek nomos, rule, division; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]
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metronome

(ˈmɛtrəˌnəʊm)
n
(Music, other) a mechanical device which indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music by producing a clicking sound from a pendulum with an adjustable period of swing
[C19: from Greek metron measure + nomos rule, law]
metronomic, metronomical adj
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met•ro•nome

(ˈmɛ trəˌnoʊm)

n.
an instrument that makes clicks at an adjustable pace for marking rhythm, esp. for practicing music.
[1810–20; metro-1 + -nome < Greek nómos rule]
met`ro•nom′ic (-ˈnɒm ɪk) met`ro•nom′i•cal, adj.
met`ro•nom′i•cal•ly, adv.
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metronome

an instrument for marking time in music that produces regular ticking sounds for a variety of rhythmic settings. — metronomic, metronomical, adj.
See also: Instruments
an instrument for marking time in music, producing regular ticking sounds at a variety of settings. — metronomic, metronomical, adj.
See also: Music
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metronome - clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of musicmetronome - clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music
pendulum - an apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
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Translations
مِترونوم: جِهاز لِضَبْط الإيقاع الموسيقي
metronom
metronom
metronóm
taktmælir
metronomastaktomatis
metronoms
metronóm
metronommüzik tempo âleti

metronome

[ˈmetrənəʊm] Nmetrónomo m
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metronome

[ˈmɛtrənəʊm] nmétronome m
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metronome

nMetronom nt
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metronome

[ˈmɛtrəˌnəʊm] nmetronomo
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metronome

(ˈmetrənoum) noun
an instrument that can be set to make a ticking noise at different speeds to mark musical time.
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