Beat

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Beat, beats or beating may refer to:

Common meanings[edit]

Assigned activity or area[edit]

  • Patrol, an area (usually geographic) that one is responsible to monitor, including:
    • Beat (police), the territory and time that a police officer patrols
    • Beat reporting, a subject of coverage by a journalist
    • Forest beat, in forestry administration, a divisional sub unit of a Forest range
    • Gay beat, an area frequented by men who have sex with men for the purpose of casual sex

Hitting or physical violence[edit]

Prevail or win[edit]

  • Victory to win, outdo, outfox or otherwise achieve a victory over another (or the odds)

People with the name[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Films[edit]

Music[edit]

Groups[edit]

Albums[edit]

Other uses in music[edit]

  • Beat (acoustics), volume fluctuations due to interference between sounds of different frequencies
  • Beat (music), the basic time unit or pulse in a piece of music representing one moment in time, or a segment of rhythm or cadence
  • "Beat" (song), 2005, by Kaela Kimura
  • Beat music, a rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s
  • Drum beat
  • Pulse (music), in music and music theory, beats in a (repeating) series of identical yet distinct periodic short-duration stimuli perceived as points in time occurring at the mensural level

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Brands and enterprises[edit]

  • Beat (drink), a drink manufactured by the Coca-Cola Company in Mexico
  • Beats Electronics, American producer of audio products, such as the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones

Transportation[edit]

Other uses[edit]

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