"common time" meaning in English

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Noun

Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} common time (uncountable)
  1. (music) A meter of four quarter notes per measure. Tags: uncountable Categories (topical): Music
    Sense id: en-common_time-en-noun--DiUAEod Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 57 43 Topics: entertainment, lifestyle, music
  2. (military) The ordinary pace of marching, in which ninety steps, each twenty-eight inches in length, are taken in one minute. Tags: uncountable Categories (topical): Military
    Sense id: en-common_time-en-noun-zyqk2RS5 Topics: government, military, politics, war
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: 4/4, 𝄴 Coordinate_terms: cut time

Download JSON data for common time meaning in English (1.7kB)

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