single tonguing
Tonguing Tongu"ing, vb. n. (Music) Modification of tone for a rapid staccato effect by the performer's tongue, in playing a wind instrument, as a flute. In {single tonguing} only one kind of stroke is used, the tongue articulating a rapid ``t;'' in {double tonguing}, two strokes, as for ``t'' and ``k,'' are alternated; in {triple tonguing}, ``t, k, t,'' etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Tonguing — Tongu ing, vb. n. (Music) Modification of tone for a rapid staccato effect by the performer s tongue, in playing a wind instrument, as a flute. In {single tonguing} only one kind of stroke is used, the tongue articulating a rapid t; in {double… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double tonguing — Tonguing Tongu ing, vb. n. (Music) Modification of tone for a rapid staccato effect by the performer s tongue, in playing a wind instrument, as a flute. In {single tonguing} only one kind of stroke is used, the tongue articulating a rapid t; in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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