pertaining to or ; responsive.
The “Ambrosian Chant” was the antiphonal plain-song arranged and systematized to statelier effect in choral symphony.
The Story of the Hymns and Tunes Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
Its structure is antiphonal as between Men, Women, and the two combined.
Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature Various
The antiphonal song rises with eager stress of themal attack.
Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies Philip H. Goepp
Then, if you like, we can chant confidences in an antiphonal chorus.
The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
Little by little, as the power was shut off, the antiphonal throbbing of the looms was stilled.
The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete Winston Churchill
Wild cries burst from his audience, antiphonal with his own.
Other Main-Travelled Roads Hamlin Garland
They seemed to be engaged in antiphonal praises of abstract right.
Rose MacLeod Alice Brown
Behind them the voices of Mrs. Myers and Mrs. Hill answered each other with antiphonal regularity.
Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
But their antiphonal shout was no pine-voiced song of the sea, it was the sea itself.
Old Plymouth Trails Winthrop Packard
The cocks wake up if there is the faintest moonshine and begin an antiphonal service between responsive barn-yards.
Baddeck and That Sort of Thing Charles Dudley Warner
sung or recited in alternation
another word for antiphonary
1719, from antiphon + -al. Related: Antiphonally.
alternate or responsive singing by a choir in two divisions. a psalm, verse, etc., so sung; . a responsive musical utterance. Historical Examples He looked back fondly to the days when he had sung his part in the antiphony in the magnificent cathedral at Manila. The Great White Tribe in Filipinia Paul T. Gilbert According […]
the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning. Historical Examples Instances of antiphrasis in the names given to black slaves are very common. The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I. Anonymous The friend who presented me with him had given him, perhaps by antiphrasis, the startling name of Pelléas. Our […]
of or relating to the body: physical exercise. of or relating to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. noting or pertaining to the properties of matter and energy other than those peculiar to living matter. pertaining to the physical sciences, especially . carnal; sexual: a physical attraction. tending to touch, hug, […]
practice of a ; robbery or illegal violence at sea. the unauthorized reproduction or use of a copyrighted book, recording, television program, patented invention, trademarked product, etc.: The record industry is beset with piracy. Also called stream capture. Geology. diversion of the upper part of one stream by the headward growth of another. Contemporary Examples […]