• WordNet 3.6
    • adj cadenced marked by a rhythmical cadence "the cadenced crunch of marching feet"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cadenced Measured; rhythmical; regular; expressed or executed with measured regularity: as, a cadenced step; cadenced sound; “the cadenced surges of an unseen ocean,”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cadenced rhythmical
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. cad-ĕre, to fall.


In literature:

He gives cadence, rhythm and expression where others did no more than represent the voice.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
He even heard a masculine voice pitched on a high cadence of joy and triumph.
"The Butterfly House" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The sea's monotonous noises Lapse through the drizzle with a listless, subsiding cadence.
"Songs from Vagabondia" by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Habit and instinct show us that no melody can end satisfactorily without some cadence leading to a note belonging to the tonic or key chord.
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
In all their variety of action, they are careful to observe the musical cadences.
"Great Indian Chief of the West" by Benjamin Drake
She is yet living, and sings to-day a "Rose tree in full blooming" with as sweet a cadence as when I was a child.
"The Harvest of Years" by Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell
The old hymn-tune had the "Glory, Hallelujah" coda, cadenced off with, "For ever, ever more.
"The Story of the Hymns and Tunes" by Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
Presently, in sing-song cadence he was reporting the depth of water alongside.
"Captain Scraggs" by Peter B. Kyne
They spread no light upon their meaning by cadences and emphasis and pause.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
As the final cadence died away the little audience loudly applauded.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
There was a cadence, or sort of chant, in her delivery; but with the most perfect quietness of manner.
"First Impressions of the New World" by Isabella Strange Trotter
He could not have taken the trouble necessary with his voice, with his cadences, or with his outward appearance.
"Thackeray" by Anthony Trollope
Forward, the Malays murmured now and then, in sentences of monotonous cadence.
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
Bugles tooted their inspiring calls, and the officers, who knew the significance of the cadence of notes, issued their orders accordingly.
"The Moving Picture Girls in War Plays" by Laura Lee Hope
The cadences, the metres, the language, the rhymes, all gave me a rapturous delight.
"Joyous Gard" by Arthur Christopher Benson
The gloaming grew in caressing cadences up from the limpid lake to the ragged rocks.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
His voice took on wild emotional cadences which sounded deep places in the heart.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
There was a peculiar cadence in her voice, a rich depth, unusual in young women.
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
The sweet cadence died away.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
The wind in the pines rose and fell in long, measured cadences.
"Prisoners of Hope" by Mary Johnston

In poetry:

Cadence my simple line,
Unfashion'd by the cunning hand of Art,
But coming from my heart,
To tell the message of its love to thine!
"To" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Yet shall it come again,
Ah, friend belov'd! if so thy wishes be,
And, with wild melody,
I will, upon thine ear, cadence my strain —
"To" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Like the long waves on a sea-beach,
Where the sand as silver shines,
With a soft, monotonous cadence,
Flow its unrhymed lyric lines;--
"By The Seaside : The Secret Of The Sea" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Then my heart took a deeper motion,
As from stream and hill and tree
Came a music that bore in its cadence
The sweetest of dreams to me.
"Early Poet Life" by Alexander Anderson
A song that mingled joy and pain,
And memories old and sadly sweet;
While, timing to its minor strain,
The waves in lapsing cadence beat.
"A Sea Dream" by John Greenleaf Whittier
It hears, instead of the cadence
That rises and sinks and falls,
Like the love-notes, heard in the woodland,
Of some lonely bird that calls;
"No Room For The Poet" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Then they begin their chants , reciting Psalms in a haunting cadence that echoes off the old stone walls.
The Editor interviews Gabrielle Walker, Associate General Counsel, Corporate Legal, of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Cadence Design Systems is the leading electronic design automation company.
The cadence of Chinese dialects fills the air and splashes of red and gold glow from shop windows to banners strung across the narrow streets.
Hank Cochran, who died at age 74 in 2010, wrote country ballads so perfectly shaped and cadenced you hardly believe they were written at all.
Inside any singer lies an expressive persona that generally comes to the surface just fitfully: in a phrase, a cadence, maybe a single note -- things of utter rightness.
"She was the bad girl and I love that," says Ken Moore with the bright eyes and soft cadence of a boy from Tennessee.
Deceptive Cadence from NPR Music.
White with a Redskins logo on the front, its contents were tabbed for easy flipping and divided into chapters — cadences, snap counts, protections, plays, red zone offense, two-minute offense and more.
Life's been good lately for the talented alternative pop rock trio Saving Cadence, thanks to a fresh-sounding debut album and an opening act date with Jimmy Cliff.
Cadence Jones is not your everyday cop.
It hasn't been long since my last article on external references ("Making the Most of Xrefs," CADENCE, February 1997, pp 79-81).
Cadence Magazine, which was reported in April as ceasing publication in 2012, has been resurrected by new publisher (and pianist) David Haney.
Jackson's Rhymes : Lilting to a Different Cadence.
Having heard incessantly about Buster Posey's season-ending injury, it occurred to me that his name has the same cadence and number of syllables as Humpty Dumpty's.
Trio X Roulette at Location One Cadence Jazz.

In science:

These are not visible to the eye, due to the poor time resolution of the long-cadence data.
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
Short-cadence data is necessary to obtain good results on this object.
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
The observatio ns were taken at a high cadence, resulting in 8961 datapoints.
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
To identify whether a piece of music is in a ma jor or a minor key, it is often effective to examine the chords at the very end, and at other important cadences such as places where the music comes to a stopping or resting point.
Music in Terms of Science
The TASTE project is searching for low-mass planets with the Transit Timing Variation (TTV) technique, by gathering high-precision, short-cadence light curves for a selected sample of transiting exoplanets.
TASTE. III. A homogeneous study of transit time variations in WASP-3b
The overall S/N of an observation can be quantified by rescaling the unbinned photometric σ of the light curve (having a net cadence τ) on a standard 120-s timescale, that is by calculating σ120 = σ √τ/120s .
TASTE. III. A homogeneous study of transit time variations in WASP-3b
Small gray dots represent the data points with the original cadence, while blue circles are binned on 120 s intervals.
TASTE. III. A homogeneous study of transit time variations in WASP-3b
Typical readout cadences are O(100 000) pixels per second, in order to limit the contribution of electronic noise to ∼5 electrons per pixel.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
Central gait control mechanisms and the stride length - cadence relationship.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Applying this noise model to all the 73,838 SOHO/MDI 96 min cadence magnetograms, we obtain excellent model fits to the observed average unsigned flux density, as illustrated in Fig. 2 by the nearly perfect agreement between the solid (observations) and dashed (model) curves.
Nature of the solar dynamo at small scales
Time series of the noise-affected Bapp (dashed line), defined as the average unsigned vertical flux density within the disk center region r/r⊙ < 0.1 of the HMI magnetograms, here selected with a cadence of 24 hr.
Nature of the solar dynamo at small scales
Since solar rotation brings significantly different magnetic features into the analysed disk center region, Bapp becomes jumpy when using such course time cadence.
Nature of the solar dynamo at small scales
While we do not use these images in this paper, we use archival images selected with this cadence so as to characterise the automated ROTSE pipeline in conditions matching that of GW follow-up observations.
Large-Scale Image Processing with the ROTSE Pipeline for Follow-Up of Gravitational Wave Events
Before eruption, a slow rise of filaments of the order of 1 km/s, during a few hours to one day, have been well observed with the high cadence instruments of STEREO and SDO/AIA (Gosain et al., 2009, 2012; Li et al., 2012).
Solar filament eruptions and their physical role in triggering Coronal Mass Ejections
Observations in uM were not part of the supernova survey and were not cadenced.
Improved Photometric Calibration of the SNLS and the SDSS Supernova Surveys