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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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musical note

Usage examples (29)
  • The turns of music consist of the appoggiatura which is the principal note, or that on which the turn is made, together with the note above and the semi-tone below, the...
  • That winning word, appoggiatura, it means a melodic tone.
  • On the word "Virgo," the altos sing a dissonant appoggiatura G-sharp.
  • HILL: The word -- there they are -- the word this evening is appoggiatura. for more
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  • This was the winning word in the 2005 National Spelling Bee!
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