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Beat may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


Physical beating

  • To hit repeatedly. This is the original meaning. The subject of the verb may be a human or something inanimate, as in:-
"This is the fifth time this year so far that our rent collector has been beaten up and robbed."
"Storm waves beat against continuous jagged rocks and there was no hope of reaching a safe harbor."

This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... “Rentals” redirects here. ... Beating up is systematic punching, or hitting with a blunt instrument, many times, with the design or effect of causing much pain. ... For the 1967 film, see Robbery (film). ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Beating up is systematic punching, or hitting with a blunt instrument, many times, with the design or effect of causing much pain. ...

Video Games

  • Beat (video game character), a character from the Jet Set Radio video game series

Jet Set Radio (Jet Grind Radio in the United States), is a video game released by Smilebit on 1 November 2000. ...

Other forms of defeating

Via the idea of winning/losing a fist or stick fight, came:-

  • To defeat in a battle or fight.
  • To defeat in a non-violent competitive sport or game.
    • And from that came:-
    • For one thing to be faster than another or to reach something first.
      • For example, in scuba diving "beating the lung" meant trying to breathe faster than the breathing set could supply air.

Scuba diving is swimming underwater while using self-contained breathing equipment. ...

Music

putang ina. ... Metre or meter (US) is the measurement of a musical line into measures of stressed and unstressed beats, indicated in Western music notation by a symbol called a time signature. ... Rhythm (Greek = flow, or in Modern Greek, style) is the variation of the length and accentuation of a series of sounds or other events. ... A riddim is a rhythm pattern consisting basically of a drum pattern and a prominent bassline. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Beatmatching is a disc jockey technique of pitch shifting or timestretching a track to match its tempo to that of the currently playing track. ... (world)Beat music is a music by the styles of Cha Cha Cha, Mambo, Rock en español, Tropical, Salsa, and Merengue. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Beat were a Finnish band who represented their country in Eurovision Song Contest 1990. ... The Beat, known in North America as The English Beat, was one of the most important 2 Tone ska music groups. ... The cover of the The Beats 1979 self-titled debut. ... Beat is an album by the band King Crimson, released in 1982. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... King Crimson are a musical group founded by guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Michael Giles in 1969. ... TV2 is a common name for television channels. ...

Literature

Meter (British English spelling: metre) describes the linguistic sound patterns of a verse. ... “Beats” redirects here. ...

Science

  • 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

In acoustics, a beat is an interference between two sounds of slightly different frequencies, perceived as periodic variations in volume whose rate is the difference between the two frequencies. ...

Areas of territory

A "beaten path" is a path made by the repeated treadings of feet. Thus:

  • Beat, the territory and time that a police officer patrols
  • Gay beat, an area frequented by gay men for the purpose of casual sex
  • Forest beat, a divisional subunit used for administering forests in India, see Forest range

In military tactics, to patrol, or conduct a patrol, is to conduct reconnaissance of a designated area or route. ... In Australia, the term beat is used to refer to an area frequented by gay men cruising for casual sex, and where sexual acts occur. ... A forest range is a term used to signify an area containing one or more (usually) demarcated and (usually) protected or resource-managed forests, for administrative purposes. ...

Hunting

  • A "beat", in Scotland, is related to the above meaning of "beaten path" and refers to a route taken by deer stalkers (as deep hunters are called in that region).
  • "Beating for game" in hunting means to systematically attack vegetation to drive out of cover whatever animals or birds that the hunters are hunting.

Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English (de facto)1; Gaelic[1]2 and Scots3 (recognised minority... “Hunter” redirects here. ... Vegetation is a general term for the plant life of a region; it refers to the ground cover provided by plants, and is, by far, the most abundant biotic element of the biosphere. ...

Miscellaneous

  • Beat (name), a common male given name in the German-speaking part of Switzerland
  • .beat, the unit of the Swatch Internet Time
  • Sailing upwind or beating, sailing a sailboat against the wind direction.
  • Beat is a robot bird in the Mega Man series of games
  • Beat is a brand of cola produced in Mexico by Coca-Cola [1]
  • Honda Beat, an automobile produced by Honda Motor Co.
  • Beat may be used as slang to refer to someone or something that is otherwise considered boring or uneventful
  • In film and screenwriting, a beat refers to a pause in an actor's dialogue

Look up Beat in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Swatch Internet Time is a concept introduced in 1998 and marketed by the Swatch corporation as an alternative, decimal measure of time. ... For either of the songs named Sailing, see Sailing (song). ... In Japan, the Mega Man series is known as Rockman. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... BEAT is a citrus-flavored soda by Coca-Cola that is marketed in few areas of Mexico. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... The Honda Beat is a mid-engined two-seat convertible kei car produced from in May 1991 to February 1996. ...

Etymology

  • "Beat" is derived from Anglo-Saxon bÄ“atan, likely with some influence from the verb French battre, Late Latin battuere = "to beat", of Germanic origin.
  • The Swiss man's name "Beat" came from Latin beatus = "blessed".

Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon[1], Old English: ) is an early form of the English language that was spoken in parts of what is now England and southern Scotland between the mid-fifth century and the mid-twelfth century. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Look up blessing in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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