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This page lists useful vocabulary along with a short description. Entries with a '?' as a description are just not yet defined. Some more can be found in the english wikipedia

B

Bar

n ticks in a pattern forming one cycle of a metre - a bar is also called a meassure.

Beat

in the context of a time signature, refers to the bottom number; so in 3/4 it is the 4; that is, a quarter-note

M

Machine

plugin that is part of your setup (source, processor, sink)

Metre

measurement of a musical line into measures of stressed and unstressed beats

P

Pattern

fragment with control events for a machine

Plugin

 ?

Processor

effect plugin, has inputs and outputs

S

Sequence

array with tracks (columns) and patterns for each track

Setup

machines and their connections (wires)

Sink

output plugin or target plugin, that has only inputs (e.g. the sound-card output)

Song

container for setup and sequence

Source

generator plugin, has only outputs (e.g. sound synthesizers)

T

Tick

one row in a pattnern

Track

one column in the sequence

W

Wire

a connection between two machines
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