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quadruple time

noun, Music.
1.
a measure consisting of four beats or pulses with accent on the first and third.
2.
the rhythm created by use of this measure.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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quadruple time

noun
1.
musical time in which there are four beats in each bar
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