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  • n  (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
  • n  the rate of some repeating event

  • Quiet, steady progress toward a wider democracy and a stronger commercial structure is now the tempo of Japanese affairs.
  • Chao's warm singing over Jos Manuel Gamboa and Carlos Herrero's leaping Flamenco counter melody creates a direct emotional line to the core of this mid-tempo ballad.
  • The booming reggae bass and slow tempo of dub is strictly opusteno (or cool) Belgrade.
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  • McCoughtry scores 23 to lead Dream past Storm
    ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry didn't want the Atlanta Dream to slow down without Sancho Lyttle on the floor. "We played Dream basketball, forcing turnovers, contesting shots and running our offense up-tempo," McCoughtry said.
    June 15, 2013 - AccessNorthGa.com
  • Older players impressive at Hartselle Baseball Camp
    The tempo of Hartselle Baseball Camp picked up Wednesday as 61 players between the ages of 11 and 14 showed up to improve their game with the assistance of Hartselle High head coach William Booth, assistant coaches, visiting coaches and varsity baseball players.
    June 13, 2013 - Hartselle Enquirer
    McClain said McCoy has brought a noticeable tempo to practices, one that the players seem to enjoy. The Chargers finished their mandatory minicamp on Thursday and McClain says he thinks the offense is looking pretty good. The players are off until training camp starts in late July.
    June 13, 2013 - Greenwich Time

  • Michael Bradley in The Associated Press
    I thought we had a good grip,Michael Bradley said "We were pushing the tempo. We were the ones getting chances."
  • Rajon Rondo in Providence Journal
    I think it starts with my energy level, picking up the ball full-court,Rondo said. "And then when I get the ball on the offensive end, just trying to push the ball and push the tempo and getting guys easy looks on the floor."
  • Drew Brees in AFP
    We wanted to really dictate the tempo of the game the whole way through,said Brees, who ended a two-game spell without a touchdown pass as he completed 23 of 30 passes for 369 yards and four TDs.

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