To regulate by music measure
- (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
- the close of a musical area
- a recurrent rhythmical series
- The act or state of declining or sinking.
- A fall for the voice in reading or talking, especially at the end of a sentence.
- A rhythmical modulation of the voice or of every sound; since, songs of bells in cadence nice.
- Rhythmical circulation of language, in prose or verse.
- See Cadency.
- Harmony and proportion in movements, by a well-managed horse.
- an uniform time and invest marching.
- The close or autumn of a strain; the idea of remainder, generally reached by the instant succession of this tonic into principal chord.
- A cadenza, or shutting decoration; a pause prior to the end of a strain, that the performer may fill with a journey of fancy.
- to modify by musical measure.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female
belated 14c., "flow of rhythm in verse or music," from Middle French cadence, from Old Italian cadenza "summary of a movement in songs," virtually "a falling," from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from neuter plural of Latin cadens, present participle of cadere "to fall" (see situation (n.1)). In 16c., often used literally for "an act of dropping." A doublet of possibility (n.).
the caliber of the horse's speed, displaying rhythm, energy and springy tips. (sport: Horse Racing)
- The rhythmical movements of this horse's stride. (sport: Dressage)
- the amount of times the pedals revolve ina moment. (recreation: Cycling)
- The rhythm of motion. (recreation: Fencing)
The horse's breath made puffs of steam as she trotted along the road to the cadence of tinkling bells.