breakbeat

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breakbeat (ˈbreɪkˌbiːt)
 
n
a type of electronic dance music

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Main Entry:  breakbeat
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a syncopated and irregular drum pattern that is electronically repeated to form a fast rhythm, esp. for dance music; also the dance music using this
Example:  This dance music genre is epitomized by speedy 'samples' of breakbeats.
Usage:  slang; music
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