Last modified on 1 October 2014, at 11:57

accelerando

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian accelerando, from Latin accelero.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɑ.ˌtʃɛl.ə.ˈɹɑn.do/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /æksɛləˈɹændəʊ/

NounEdit

accelerando (plural accelerandos)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at an increasing speed.
  2. (music) A passage having this mark.

AdverbEdit

accelerando (not comparable)

  1. (music) with a gradual increase in speed

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

accelerando

  1. gerund of accelerare

AdverbEdit

accelerando

  1. accelerating

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

accelerandō

  1. dative masculine singular of accelerandus
  2. dative neuter singular of accelerandus
  3. ablative masculine singular of accelerandus
  4. ablative neuter singular of accelerandus