arpeggiate

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From arpeggio +‎ -ate.

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arpeggiate ‎(third-person singular simple present arpeggiates, present participle arpeggiating, simple past and past participle arpeggiated)

  1. (music, transitive) To play (a chord) as an arpeggio.
    • 2007 January 12, Ben Ratliff, “High-Toned Scats and Purrs by a Low-Profile Jazz Singer”[1], New York Times:
      [] Mr. Keezer arpeggiated chords a little flashily, but justifiably so; [] .
  2. (music, of the notes of a chord) To represent separately on a score.

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