rhythmic mode

noun

: any of six basic rhythmic patterns as notated in the 13th and 14th centuries using ligatures and note symbols that had previously lacked rhythmic significance

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rhythmic mode was in 1901

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“Rhythmic mode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhythmic%20mode. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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