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triple-tongue

triple–tongue

intransitive verb tri·ple–tongue \ˌtri-pəl-ˈtəŋ\

Definition of TRIPLE-TONGUE

:  to articulate the notes of triplets in fast tempo on a wind instrument by using the tongue positions especially for t, k, t for the notes of each successive triplet

First Known Use of TRIPLE-TONGUE

1879

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