A little drum bit that marching band drumlines play.
Whoa, did you see that movie Drumline? They butchered some cadences.....
by redhedrocker September 11, 2005
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cadence: a girl with an amazing sense of humor and personality. loves her friends and family. she has the most beautiful hair and eyes, and everyone wants to be just like her.
cadence is like an angel
by Credenza April 03, 2010
rhythm of the beat (adding your own personal style)
His cadence was on point when he recorded that verse in the studio. His swagger and style made that beat pop out... he gave it flavor or (cadence)
by Joy January 27, 2004
Beat played by the drumline in between songs while marching parades. mucho catchy.
"yo man, that cadence was badass"

"yeah, pat was awesome on the snare."
by jojo37 February 15, 2007
A musical chord sequence moving to a harmonic point of rest; giving a sense of harmonic completion.

Cadence can also be combined with "Cascade" to form the word "Cascadence" which implies a forceful rush of musical sound; also the name of a New Jersey based pop/rock band.
"The cadence of the music added the rhythm and beats to form the perfect base of the song."
by Cassie B February 02, 2010
The rate at which a cyclist pedals, independant of the cycle's actual velocity. Measured in revolutions per minute(RPM).
Steve is a grinder- He constantly rides at a low cadence- Around 60.

Sarah is a spinner- she rides with a high cadence, of 90 or more.
by McPete February 06, 2010
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