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1. A phrase of music notated in a particular meter, but accented as though it were written in another. When played against the backdrop of the initial time signature, the "revolving" time signature feels as though it is moving around the other one.

2. Another term for hemiola
The revolving time signature at the end of the song gave me motion sickness.
by Sommy July 09, 2004
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