English definition of “beat”
/biːt/ noun [C]
REGULAR SOUND › a regular sound that is made by your heart or by something hitting a surface: a heart beat the beat of a drum
RHYTHM › the main rhythm of a piece of music: loud music with a repetitive beat
AREA › the area of a town or city that a police officer walks around regularly: Having more police officers on the beat (= walking around their beat) should help to reduce crime.