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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A note or passage that is played with a light plucking short sound adj. - (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger adv. - With a light plucking short sound.

Usage examples (30)
  • This mode of playing is called pizzicato or plucking.
  • When playing upon a soft combination on the Great, the organist may draw the Swell to Great "pizzicato" coupler.
  • A word that had the audience groaning - except, of course, the symphony team - was "pizzicato"
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