[Eng., from Lat., to cut]
- Break or interruption in music, notated by two diagonal lines often refered to as railroad tracks. The break can be of any length at the discretion of the conductor.
- In prosody, a break in the flow of sound in the middle of a line of verse often caused by the ending of a word within a foot.
Also [Eng.] caesura;
[Eng.] railroad tracks;
[Fr.] césure or pauses;
[Ger.] Cäsur or Zäsur;
[It.] pause or cesura;
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