eu|rhyth|my


eu|rhyth|my
eu|rhyth|my «yu RIHTH mee, -RIHTH-», noun.
1. Architecture. harmony in the proportions of a building.
2. Medicine. regularity of the pulse.
3. a) rhythmical order or movement. b) graceful proportion and carriage of the body. Also, eurythmy.
[< Latin eurhythmia < Greek eurythmíā < eúrythmos well-proportioned < eu- well + rhythmós proportion]

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