the sound of stroke or blow
- "he heard the beat of a drum"
- "The conductor set the beat"
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
a regular route for a sentry or policeman
- "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
I balett benämning på en kraftig sträckning av benet framåt
- battement [ balett ]
a regular rate of repetition
- "the cox raised the beat"
- taktslag [ musik ]
a stroke or blow
- "The signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
- slag [ sport ]
the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
- kryss [ sjöfart ]
smälla till, besegra, banka, dunka m m
- "Tiny waves were beating against the shore"
- "He beats them all at swimming"
- "The con-man beat me out of $50"
- "The drums beat all night"
- "I'm beat"
- "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
- "They saw her beating her dog with a stick"
- "Can you hear my heart beat?"
give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
- "The teacher used to beat the students"
- "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"
- "Then he beats them into the mortar with a mallet"
- "The slave had been brutally beaten"
- "beat three eggs in a bowl"
- "The Japanese will beat the Russians"
- besegra [ vardagligt ]
- "It beats with the IF signal to produce an audio tone"
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
- "Eulalia always beats me at tennis"
- "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
- "We beat the competition"
- "Agassi beat Becker in tennis championship"
- "beat on the door"
shape by beating
- "beat swords into ploughshares"
glare or strike with great intensity
- "The sun was beating down on us"
sail with much tacking or with difficulty
- "The boat beat in the strong wind"
- kryssa mot
strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music
- "beat one's foot rhythmically"
- "beat one's breast"
- ""Reading beats watching television""
- "This sure beats work!"
indicate by beating; as with the fingers or drumsticks
- "Beat the rhythm"
make by pounding or trampling
- "beat a path through the forest"
produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly:
- ""beat the drum""
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