accordion graft ac·cor·di·on graft (ə-kôr’dē-ən)
A skin graft in which multiple slits have been made so that it can be stretched to cover a large area.
- Accordion pleat
one of a series of narrow, evenly spaced parallel pleats with alternating raised and recessed folds set into cloth or other material, usually by a commercial pleating machine.
- Accordion pleats
one of a series of narrow, evenly spaced parallel pleats with alternating raised and recessed folds set into cloth or other material, usually by a commercial pleating machine. plural noun tiny knife pleats
- Accordion scheduling
noun the use of temporary and part-time workers whose hours are adjusted on a daily basis to avoid overstaffing of the business operation Examples Accordion scheduling helps the company provide for its changing labor requirements. Word Origin imitative of an accordion’s moving in and out Usage Note business
Also called piano accordion. a portable wind instrument having a large bellows for forcing air through small metal reeds, a keyboard for the right hand, and buttons for sounding single bass notes or chords for the left hand. a similar instrument having single-note buttons instead of a keyboard. having a fold or folds like the […]
a person who plays the , especially with skill. Historical Examples The musicians play in a little balcony, and here there are two of them, an accordionist and a guitarist. The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten