Repetition

Definition of Repetition

Rep`e`ti´tion   Pronunciation: rĕp`ė-tĭsh´ŭn
n.1.The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
I need not be barren of accusations; he hath faults, with surplus to tire in repetition.
- Shak.
2.Recital from memory; rehearsal.
3.(Mus.) The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
4.(Rhet.) Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
5.(Astron. & Surv.) The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.

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