Ictus

Noun

  • (medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.
  • the pulse
  • (music) In conducting, the indication of a musical event, most often the beat of the tempo or the entry of a section of the orchestra.
  • (prosody) The stress of voice laid upon an accented syllable of a word. Compare arsis.

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