Beat

/bee't/

Sense: Noun


  1. A regular route for a sentry or policeman.

    1. In the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name.
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  2. A single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations.

  3. The sound of stroke or blow.

    1. He heard the beat of a drum.
  4. A regular rate of repetition.

    1. The cox raised the beat.
  5. A stroke or blow.

    1. The signal was two beats on the steam pipe.

Sense: Adjective


  1. Very tired.

    1. Was all in at the end of the day.
    2. So beat i could flop down and go to sleep anywhere.
    3. Bushed after all that exercise.
    4. I'm dead after that long trip.
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Sense: Verb


  1. Make a rhythmic sound.

    1. Rain drummed against the windshield.
    2. The drums beat all night.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
beat
IPA Transcription
/bi't/
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