the sounding of the notes of a chord in rapid succession instead of simultaneously.
a chord thus sounded.
(music) a chord played as an arpeggio
noun (pl) -gios
a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously
an ascending and descending figuration used in practising the piano, voice, etc
anthracite in pieces ranging from 2 1/2 to 4 inches (6.5 to 11 cm) in extreme dimension; the largest commercial size, larger than egg coal.
a musical ensemble with instruments of different types or families, as string and woodwind, especially for Renaissance music. noun See consort (sense 4)
shattered or collapsed, as with age; infirm. having given way with use or age; out of working order: a broken-down chair. Contemporary Examples With U.S. Adoption Ban, a Mother Fears for Russia’s Abandoned Kids Janis Cooke Newman December 27, 2012 David’s Bookclub: The Caine Mutiny David Frum January 27, 2013 Best Behaviour, Harry March 4, […]
open field. performed, as by a ball-carrier, in a wide-open area covered by few defensive players, as opposed to the heavily trafficked area near the line of scrimmage. Historical Examples Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour