The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.
Performing the same motions over and over again. The severity of risk depends on the frequency of repetition, speed of the movement or action, the number of muscle groups involved and the required force.
An individual completed exercise movement. Repetitions are usually done in multiples.
A term used most often in resistance exercises or weight lifting. A single movement, as in doing one squat (going down and then going back up would be one rep). A certain number of reps will equal a set
The number of times you lift and lower a weight in one set of an exercise. For example, if you lift and lower a weight 10 times before set-ting the weight down, you have completed 10 "reps" in one set.
Recurrence of the same or similar elements in a composition.
A principle of art and design in which one or more of the elements of an image appear again and again for effect.
A principle of design where a single element appears again and again. A technique for creating rhythm and unity.
A principle of design, where an element is used more than once.
A device used by a writer to emphasize an important character trait, to reinforce a theme, to create parallel structure, to highlight the speaker's attitude, to provide a transition between paragraphs, to maintain an idea of persistence, or to focus the reader's attention on a person, place, thing, or idea. example - "A soul washed and saved is a soul doubly in danger, for everything in the world conspires against such a soul." John Steinbeck
Within a form, repetition fixes the musical material in our mind and satisfies our need for the familiar; it provides unity to a form. Example: Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals, "Fossils" Real Audio: 28k | 56k | About this album This work fixes the opening idea in our minds through constant repetition of a short melodic passage.
Visual art needs recurring themes, which appear in the form of size, shape, line direction and so on to contribute to the unity of the picture.
Writing, saying or showing something again. Selective use of repetition makes the audience remember, highlighting a key point in a text.
a complete pattern
Text where the same pattern is used over and over again.
The reoccurrence of something in the same form. Regular repetition is a characteristic of pattern.