polyrhythm

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pol·y·rhythm

 (pŏl′ē-rĭth′əm)
n. Music
The use or an instance of simultaneous contrasting rhythms.

pol′y·rhyth′mic adj.

polyrhythm

(ˈpɒlɪˌrɪðəm)
n
(Music, other) music a style of composition in which each part exhibits different rhythms

pol•y•rhythm

(ˈpɒl iˌrɪð əm)

n.
the simultaneous juxtaposition of two or more contrasting rhythms in music.
pol`y•rhyth′mic, adj.
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