Meter noun – Rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration. Time is a synonym for meter in beat topic. In some cases you can use "Time" instead a noun "Meter". Nearby Words: mete, metre, metering, meterage
However, most remixes done with permission and that substantially change the song (at least by switching out one instrument, changing the rhythm or meter or time, looping the end at the middle, etc... the more changes the better, usually) are considered as derivative but not plagiarism.