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time signature

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
time signatureˈtime ˌsignature noun [countable]  APMtwo numbers at the beginning of a line of music that tell you how many beats there are in a bar
Examples from the Corpus
time signatureThe dot indicators on each line of the staves give the position of each semi-quaver in a time signature of 4/4.The enchaînements can be danced to any time signature, phrasing or tempo.
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