(rp`-tsh"n), n. [L. repetitio: cf. F. rptition. See Repeat.] 1. The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
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I need not be barren of accusations; he hath faults, with surplus to tire in repetition.
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2. Recital from memory; rehearsal.
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3. (Mus.) The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
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4. (Rhet.) Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
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5. (Astron. & Surv.) The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.
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Syn. -- Iteration; rehearsal. See Tautology.
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(-?-r?) }, a. Of the nature of, or containing, repetition. [R.]
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