a method of birth control in which the couple abstain from sexual intercourse during the period when ovulation is most likely to occur.
a method of controlling conception without the aid of a contraceptive device, by restricting sexual intercourse to those days in a woman’s menstrual cycle on which conception is considered least likely to occur See also safe period
rhythm method n.
A birth control method dependent on abstinence during the period of ovulation.
noun 1. movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like. 2. Music. the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats. a particular form of this: duple rhythm; triple rhythm. 3. measured movement, as in dancing. […]
noun, Music. 1. band instruments, as drums or bass, that supply rhythm rather than harmony or melody. 2. the group of players in a band who play such instruments. rhythm section noun 1. those instruments in a band or group (usually piano, double bass, and drums) whose prime function is to supply the rhythm
noun 1. a small wooden stick used, especially by a child, as a simple percussive instrument in learning the rudiments of musical rhythm.
[rit-i-dek-tuh-mee] /ˌrɪt ɪˈdɛk tə mi/ noun, plural rhytidectomies. 1. face-lift. rhytidectomy rhyt·i·dec·tomy (rĭt’ĭ-děk’tə-mē) n. See face-lift.