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beats

noun , plural of beat

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2 a rhythmic expanding and contracting
  • a single beat of the heart is said to be all that separates the vice president from the presidency
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3 the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • moved to the beat of the music
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4 a very small space of time
  • within a beat he was on the phone complaining about an error in his bill
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