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  Beat Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
physics: beat is the perception of the sum of two close frequencies as one frequency that oscillates between zero intensity and full intensity, caused by the alternating constructive and destructive interference.
Beating is heard as a pulsation in loudness of two close frequencies, and, at the rate of.
Thus at the unison and as the difference between and increases, the speed decreases till beyond a certain proximity beating stops and a roughness is heard instead, after which the two pitches are perceived as separate.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/be/beat.html   (243 words)

  
 Beat generation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The adjective "beat" (introduced to the group by Herbert Huncke) had the connotations of "tired" or "down and out", but Kerouac added the paradoxical connotations of "upbeat", "beatific", and the musical association of being "on the beat".
Most of the people in the Beat movement had urban backgrounds and they found Snyder to be an almost exotic individual, with his backcountry and rural experience, and his education in cultural anthropology and Oriental languages.
The Beats in general were a large influence on members of the new "counterculture", for example, in the case of Bob Dylan who became a close friend of Allen Ginsberg.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beat_generation   (4513 words)

  
 4/4 beat - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about 4/4 beat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Consisting usually of two numbers, the upper number represents the number of beats in a bar, the lower number the type of beat, expressed as a fraction of a unit (semibreve).
Hence 3/4 is three crotchet beats to the bar and 6/8 is two beats each of three quavers; alla breve represents 2/2, or two minim beats to a bar; C (common time) represents 4/4, four crotchet beats to a bar.
Originally dictating a simple metre for a whole piece, since the late 19th century time signatures have become increasingly complex, with many 20th century composers frequently changing time signatures within a piece, and using previously unheard of metres (such as 11/8 or 5/16) to notate complex rhythms.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /4/4+beat   (198 words)

  
 Beat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beat (music), a pulse of sound that marks the metre, rhythm or riddim of a piece of music
Beat (acoustics), the oscillation between zero intensity and full intensity that occurs when two frequencies (which are not harmonically related) are added together, caused by alternating constructive and destructive interference of the pressure waves
Beat, the territory and time that a police officer patrols.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beat   (313 words)

  
 Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When a beat is combined with patterns of accents, and other patterns of changes in pitch, volume etc., then you have the beginnings of rhythm.
This might be literally by a stronger beat perhaps by a drum, or it might be implied by the harmonic or melodic shape of the music.
Within a bar of four or more beats, there will almost certainly be a sub-division, which means that another beat in the bar will be felt as being stronger than the others, but not as strong as the first.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Neil_Hawes/theory09.htm   (427 words)

  
 beat. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
To fall in torrents: The rain beat on the roof.
beat out Baseball To reach base safely on (a bunt or ground ball) when a putout is attempted.
beat the drum (or drums) To give enthusiastic public support or promotion: a politician who beats the drum for liberalism.
www.bartleby.com /61/82/B0138200.html   (554 words)

  
 beat - Wiktionary
A pulse on the beat level, the metric level at which pulses are heard as the basic unit.
Thus a beat is the basic time unit of a piece.
As soon as she heard the news, she went into a rage and beat the wall with her fists until her knuckles bled.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/beat   (187 words)

  
 Beat Culture: A Later Manifestation of Bohemia
The beat writers went against the ideals of the mainstream culture, both in their lifestyles and literature.
Like most bohemian residences, the Beat Hotel was the cheapest, lowest-quality place to reside, with "no carpets, hole-in-the-floor toilets, last week's Figaro for toilet paper, [and] a smell of bad feet in the corridors" (Campbell 221).
However, the beat writers also completely changed the face of American poetry and prose, ushering in a new kind of writing and way of seeing the world, so that later they were seen as an important part of American literary history.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/rschwart/hist255-s01/boheme/beat.html   (343 words)

  
 Love your kids? Prove it by beating them.
If you don't beat your kids when they fall out of line, the next thing you know your son will go off and bang some dude in the ass just out of spite.
By not beating your kids, they get a skewed perspective of reality where they start thinking that they have it rough and that they can get away with dying their hair and listening to Insane Clown Posse.
If you're interested in a permanent solution to your child giving you lip about washing the dishes, cleaning his or her room or filing your tax return, then the Dragon kick might be the technique for you.
www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net /c.cgi?u=beat   (990 words)

  
 Bibiographic Enrichment Advisory Team (BEAT)
BEAT has initiated projects to investigate, prototype, develop, and place into production activities that both enhance the content of Library of Congress bibliographic records and improve access to the information which the records contain.
BEAT has also created tools to aid catalogers, reference specialists, and researchers in creating and retrieving bibliographic data.
In the second mode, computer programs created by members of the BEAT Team create TOC from the original source files and place them on the web, cross-linking the TOC with the underlying catalog record, so that links are made both from the catalog record to the web and the reverse.
www.loc.gov /catdir/beat   (1921 words)

  
 Beat
In the manerge, a horse beats the dust, when at each motion he does not take in ground enough with his fore legs; and at curvets, when he does them too precipitately, or too low.
In the military art, the beat of drum, is a succession of strokes varied, in different ways, for particular purposes; as to regulate a march to call soldiers to their arms or quarters, to direct an attack or retreat, &c.
The beat of a watch or clock, is the stroke made by the fangs or pallets of the spindle of the balance, or of the pads in a royal pendulum.
dictionary.christianpost.com /definition/beat.htm   (692 words)

  
 b e a t
Beat Literature is one of the most thorough compendiums of links around.
The Beat Page created by Naveen Jeereddi, Brian Potash, and Greg Maynard as students at the University of Michigan, is replete with historical context.
The Beat Generation Catalog sells a whole array of Beat books and stuff (and their phone is 1-800-Kerouac !).
www.levity.com /interbeing/beats.html   (669 words)

  
 Beat (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His work and ideas, and those of the other Beats, have had enormous repercussions on all kinds of arts, and have directly or indirectly affected many of our lives whether we know it or not.
Burroughs life was almost as fascinating as his work, but you wouldn't know it from watching 'Beat', as it manages to condense some fascinatingly uncliched relationships into a soap-like love triangle.
Perhaps the only way to really deal with the Beats on screen is to aim closer to the approach of their own poetry and prose.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0211941   (451 words)

  
 The Beat Page - Where does the word "Beat" Come From?
The word "Beat" originally derived from circus and carnival argot, reflecting the straitened circumstances of nomadic carnies.
By the early 1950's, Kerouac and Ginsberg had begun to emphasize the "beatific" quality of "Beat", investing the viewpoint of the defeated with mystical perspective.
As the twentieth century draws to a close, the Beat Generation has outlived that historical moment, surviving notoriety and media blitz to become classic literature for succeeding generations.
www.rooknet.com /beatpage/info/info_originbeat.html   (289 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Literature: Periods and Movements: Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beat Fathers - Run-ins with the law by the Beat Generation founders.
Beat Generation at the Gay, Lesbian, B, T, Queer Encyclopedia - The writers of the Beat Generation, many of whom were gay or bisexual, endorsed gay rights as a part of their rebellion against inhibition and self-censorship.
The Beat Papers of Al Aronowitz - A collection of interviews, memories and articles by the late Aronowitz, the infamous Black Listed Journalist, who was actually there; close friend of Ginsberg and introduced Bob Dylan to the Beatles.
dmoz.org /Arts/Literature/Periods_and_Movements/Beat   (1256 words)

  
 User:Beat - The Encyclopedia of Pointless   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beat acts as a random update monkey for the Encyclopedia, providing content on a "whenever" basis.
For some reason, Beat is facinated by the psycology behind video games, accountancy prodecures, and cryptozoology.
He is not quite sure why these things captivate his intrest, as normal people regard them to be, useless, boring, and insane respectively.
www.eopoint.com /wiki/index.php/User:Beat   (139 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Beat: Music: King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What we got in "Beat" was a fine effort, with singer/guitarist Adrian Belew moving solidly to the front, but not an adequate follow up to the remarkable developments of thier first effort.
Such is the problem with King Crimson's "Beat," their follow-up to 1981's masterful, groundbreaking "Discipline." As with "In the Wake of Poseidon" (1970), their encore to 1969's "In the Court of the Crimson King" (which officially launched the progressive rock movement), "Beat" represents an erratic effort to continue King Crimson's tradition of relentless trailblazing.
I'm not a Crimson completist, but to me, "Beat" (blue), "Discipline" (red), and "Three of a perfect pair" (yellow), like the colors they represent, are the primary colors, and therefore the very essence of the band.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000003S1C?v=glance   (1688 words)

  
 COMICON.com: THE BEAT: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2002
Look, when The Beat took this job, no one said The Beat would have to get a law degree just to understand the comic book news.
The Beat has polled comics professionals and they want to know who ordered the white and who ordered the red.
Beat, baby, honey- I don't know who told you this, but the Beat's Babblin' Buffoon is basically blathering bullfeathers at ya!
www.comicon.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=36&t=000435   (1658 words)

  
 BeatBlog
Radio@UPEI will be contributing on several fronts offering its own arsenal of media production and distribution techniques and providing critical support for RadioECMA a live radio station that operates from the lobby of the ECMA host hotel (Delta Prince Edward in Charlottetown) for the duration of the event weekend.
BEAT program director, Mark Hemphill, recently had the privilege of presenting a paper at an academic conference known as Open Culture: Accessing and Sharing Knowledge at the University of Milan in Italy.
His talk introduced and briefly summarized a paper that touches on some of the theoretical implications of the work underway by the students and coordinators of the BEAT program.
exonous.typepad.com /beatblog   (532 words)

  
 TrouserPress.com :: Beat
Paul Collins, once a third of SF-to-LA's fabled Nerves (the other two were Peter Case, later of the Plimsouls, and tunesmith-to-the-stars Jack Lee), writes songs calling to mind the early Hollies (except grittier and American) and a more down-to-earth, less poetic Byrds.
Though never scaling the heights of either band, The Beat (issued prior to the name conflict with the English Beat) is simple, satisfying power pop, all meat and no filler.
This problem was remedied somewhat on the Beat's second album, which is quite a bit heavier.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=beat   (214 words)

  
 LitKicks: The Beat Generation
The term "Beat Generation" gradually came to represent an entire period in time, but the entire original Beat Generation in literature was small enough to have fit into a couple of cars (at times this nearly happened).
The "latter day beats" added some much needed cultural diversity, as well as an infusion of new ideas and talent, to the core of white male friends that were the "classic beats".
The phrase "Beat Generation" was invented by Jack Kerouac in 1948 (for a discussion of the origin of this and other labels, check out Lost, Beat and Hip).
www.litkicks.com /BeatPages/page.jsp?what=BeatGen   (868 words)

  
 MILE HIGH COMICS presents THE BEAT at COMICON.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dave's Long Box is one year old this week, and he celebrates with the usual goodness, dipped in a morn-meal based batter and deep fried to crispy perfection.
In all the excitement, there were a few very important stories that we couldn't cover as fully as we should have, but, well...at the end of the day, we're only human--frail, mortal and human after all.
Harper Collins was just about the last big publishing house to lack a comics connections, but they seem sot have made up for that with a huge deal with Tokyopop as reported in PW Daily.
www.comicon.com /thebeat   (6990 words)

  
 beat
beating the hot weather; trying to beat the sudden decrease in land values.
There are three days left to beat out the first draft of the novel.
By the end of the number they were all finally playing on the beat.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/beat   (560 words)

  
 Myocyte: The Beating Heart Cell
A single cell beats when a complex series of gates - called ion channels - open and close in an organized manner.
As long as the beating cells do not touch one another, their beats are independent - some are faster, some are slower.
Electronic pacemakers may sometimes be used in a patient whose heart doesn't beat in rhythm.
www.cellsalive.com /myocyte.htm   (234 words)

  
 Beatitude ~ Resources For A New Beat Generation
In the case of the Beat Generation, a lot can happen in just a few short years.
Jazz gave birth to the hep cat and from him a whole new language evolved.
A stash of desktop goodies to Beat up your computer and add some bop to your desktop.
members.aol.com /gethep   (305 words)

  
 BEAT-L, listserv   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BEAT-L is an online discussion forum devoted to the study of the lives and works of the writers of the Beat Generation, especially Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs.
In addition to serving as an outlet for discussion, BEAT-L is intended to facilitate scholarly communication and to serve as a bulletin board or calendar for poetry readings, announcements of new
BEAT-L is open to anyone interested in the Beat Generation.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/88/beat-list.html   (217 words)

  
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First Beat Media, Inc., a domain acquisition, online entertainment media company who targets premier industry leading domains and develops them into strong portals.
www.firstbeatmedia.com   (174 words)

  
 Up Beat - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games
Choose one of these 3 ways to share Up Beat by email
Click here to open your default mail program and send Up Beat to your friends.
There are 4 different ways of posting Up Beat to your blog or website.
www.miniclip.com /games/up-beat/en   (227 words)

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