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Beats

Meanings and phrases

beats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favored modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop); beat generation; beatniks

beats per minute

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds; bpm; metronome marking; M.M.
E.g.
  • Typical speed is about 220 to 260 beats per minute.
  • The tempo of the song is 105 beats per minute.
  • The song has a tempo of 116 beats per minute.

beats per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Typical speed is about 220 to 260 beats per minute.
  • The tempo of the song is 105 beats per minute.
  • The song has a tempo of 116 beats per minute.

beats up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Revenge Syndicate goes inside and beats up Bulletman.
  • Kitty Pryde abducts the man as Domino beats up Bloodlust.
  • Brick shows up and beats up Connie's lover and confronts her.

drum beats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It combines accordion, layered vocals, sound effects, and electro-driven drum beats.
  • Different regiments and companies would have distinctive and unique drum beats only they recognized.
  • Vitaminsforyou's 2006 album, "The Legend of Bird's Hill", combined live drum beats with electronic rhythms and sampled sounds.
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