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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.
But with many people getting together for the first time in months, it can also be a common time for noticing stark changes in a loved one.
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The most common time for making love is at night prior sleep or after waking up in the morning.
Most common time signatures like 4/4 or 3/4 are easier to feel the regular strong beats than a complex time signature, 5/4.
The window of time selected was based on the longest common time frame for these indexes, and includes multiple market cycles.
The School of Human Services and Social Work at Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia) developed the Common Time program in 2002 for its first year undergraduate students to increase student success in academic learning and to facilitate student engagement with staff and fellow students.
Sounddance" and other notable performances will be presented in "Merce Cunningham: Common Time," a retrospective opening this month at both the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (through July 30 and April 30, respectively).
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