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Definition 1: a recurrent rhythmical series - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for cadence in the sense of this definition

(cadence is a kind of ...) the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music

Definition 2: the close of a musical section - [noun denoting communication]

(cadence is a kind of ...) a short section of a musical composition

(... is a kind of cadence ) a cadence (frequently ending church music) in which the chord of the subdominant precedes the chord of the tonic

Definition 3: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cadence in the sense of this definition

(cadence is a kind of ...) (prosody) a system of versification

(... is a kind of cadence ) the absence of a syllable in the last foot of a line or verse

(... is a kind of cadence ) analysis of verse into metrical patterns

(... is a kind of cadence ) the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad

(... is a kind of cadence ) (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

(cadence belongs to category ...) the study of poetic meter and the art of versification

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