[kon-sert-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈkɒn sərtˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
the leader of the first violins in a symphony orchestra, who is usually also the assistant to the conductor.
a US and Canadian word for leader (sense 2a)
[kon-surt-mis-tris, ‐sert-] /ˈkɒn sɜrtˌmɪs trɪs, ‐sərt-/ noun 1. a female leader of the first violins in a symphony orchestra, who is usually also the assistant to the conductor.
[kuh n-cher-toh; Italian kawn-cher-taw] /kənˈtʃɛr toʊ; Italian kɔnˈtʃɛr tɔ/ noun, plural concertos, concerti [kuh n-cher-tee] /kənˈtʃɛr ti/ (Show IPA). Music. 1. a composition for one or more principal instruments, with orchestral accompaniment, now usually in symphonic form. /kənˈtʃɛətəʊ/ noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tɪ) 1. a composition for an orchestra and one or more soloists. The […]
[kuh n-cher-toh groh-soh; Italian kawn-cher-taw graws-saw] /kənˈtʃɛr toʊ ˈgroʊ soʊ; Italian kɔnˈtʃɛr tɔ ˈgrɔs sɔ/ noun, plural concerti grossi [kuh n-cher-tee groh-see; Italian kawn-cher-tee graws-see] /kənˈtʃɛr ti ˈgroʊ si; Italian kɔnˈtʃɛr ti ˈgrɔs si/ (Show IPA), concerto grossos. 1. a musical form, common in the Baroque period, in which contrasting sections are played by full […]
[kon-kat-n-eyt] /kɒnˈkæt nˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), concatenated, concatenating. 1. to link together; unite in a series or chain. adjective 2. linked together, as in a chain. /kɒnˈkætɪˌneɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to link or join together, esp in a chain or series adjective 2. linked or joined together v. c.1600, from Late Latin concatenatus, past […]
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concanavalin A con·ca·nav·a·lin A (kŏn’kə-nāv’ə-lĭn) n. Abbr. conA A glycoprotein extracted from the jack bean that promotes mitosis and stimulates T lymphocytes.