1. the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

- the piece has a fast rhythm

Similar word(s): beat

Definition categories: communication

2. recurring at regular intervals

Definition categories: attribute, cyclicity, periodicity

3. an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

Similar word(s): cycle, round

Definition categories: time, interval

4. the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements

- the rhythm of Frost's poetry

Definition categories: communication, guide, template, templet, inflection, prosody

5. natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

Definition categories: act

Sentences with rhythm as a noun:

- Dance to the rhythm of the music.

- Most dances have a rhythm as distinctive as the Iambic verse in poetry

- Once you get the rhythm of it, the job will become easy.

- We walked with a quick, even rhythm.

- The Baroque term basso continuo is virtually equivalent to rhythm

- The rhythm of the seasons dominates agriculture as well as wildlife

- The running gag is a popular rhythm in motion pictures and theater comedy