Synonyms for metronome

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The metronome indication, found at the beginning of most modern scores.

And now the Wyvern swung it back and forth in a metronome sweep.

The metronome is not expensive to put up; it costs 16 at the most.

The sense of time deserted him when the metronome of heartbeat died.

The simplest form is the tick-tick-tick of a watch or metronome.

The metronome at that time was a comparatively new instrument.

The metronome is of assistance, as is counting, but these are not enough.

On the other hand, I do not believe that Chopin wrote to a metronome.

The stops can be varied for any length of time by regulating the weight on the metronome.

The reel and metronome should be wound up after printing two dozen cards.

WORD ORIGIN

mechanical musical time-keeper, 1815, coined in English from comb. form of Greek metron "measure" (see meter (n.2)) + -nomos "regulating," verbal adjective of nemein "to regulate" (see numismatics). The device invented 1815 by Johann Maelzel (1772-1838), German civil engineer and showman. Related: Metronomic.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR METRONOME

chronometer

nounwatch
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