Music Repetition of a phrase or melody frequently with variants in secret, rhythm, and sound.
songs Repetition of a theme an additional sound in a way that each part continues polyphonously.
The work of imitating.
The act of imitating.
That which is created or created as a duplicate; what was created to look like something different, whether for laudable or for deceptive functions; likeness; resemblance.
One of the major way of acquiring unity and persistence in polyphonic structure; the repetition of essentially the exact same melodic motif, expression, or motive, on different quantities of pitch, by one or more of the rest of voises. Cf. Canon.
The work of problem of imitating another species of pet, or a plant, or unanimate item. See Imitate, v. t., 3.
The act of imitating; an imitating or copying.
whatever is created or from imitating; therefore, generally speaking, a likeness or similarity; a simulated reproduction or representation; more loosely, a likeness or similarity generally speaking.
especially, in music, the method or work of repeating a melodic phrase or motif, either at an alternate pitch or key through the initial, or perhaps in a unique voice-part, or with a few rhythmic or intervallic modification not great regarding destroy the resemblance.
some thing copied or produced from an authentic
copying (or wanting to duplicate) the actions of someone else
the doctrine that representations of nature or person behavior should always be accurate imitations
a representation of a person that is overstated for comic impact