polyrhythmic

polyrhythm

[pol-ee-rith-uhm]
noun Music.
the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting rhythms within a composition.

Origin:
1925–30; poly- + rhythm

polyrhythmic, adjective
polyrhythmically, adverb
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polyrhythm (ˈpɒlɪˌrɪðəm)
 
n
music a style of composition in which each part exhibits different rhythms

polyrhythmic (ˌpɒlɪˈrɪðmɪk)
 
adj
music of or relating to polyrhythm; characterized by different rhythms

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