a fear of gravity
Greek baros ‘weight’
(often initial capital letter) of or relating to a style of architecture and art originating in Italy in the early 17th century and variously prevalent in Europe and the New World for a century and a half, characterized by free and sculptural use of the classical orders and ornament, by forms in elevation and plan […]
noun (chem) the diffusion of suspended particles at a rate dependent on external forces
- Baroque music
noun a genre of classical music of c. 1600-1750 which included composers such as Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi and has a heavy use of counterpoint and polyphony and conveyed drama and elaborate ornamentation Word Origin term borrowed from art and architecture Usage Note music Contemporary Examples In the film, he has a choir of young […]
- Baroque organ
a pipe organ dating from or built to the specifications of the baroque period at the time of J. S. Bach.