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accelerando

adverb or adjective ac·ce·le·ran·do \ (ˌ)ä-ˌche-lə-ˈrän-(ˌ)dō ; ik-ˌse- , (ˌ)ak- \

Definition of accelerando

:gradually faster used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of accelerando

borrowed from Italian, literally, "accelerating," borrowed from Latin accelerandum, gerund of accelerāre "to accelerate"


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accelerando

noun

Definition of accelerando

plural accelerandos
:a gradual increase in tempo

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Origin and Etymology of accelerando

noun derivative of 1accelerando


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