tremolant
Tremolo Tre"mo*lo, n. [It. Cf. {Tremulous}.] (Mus.) (a) The rapid reiteration of tones without any apparent cessation, so as to produce a tremulous effect. (b) A certain contrivance in an organ, which causes the notes to sound with rapid pulses or beats, producing a tremulous effect; -- called also {tremolant}, and {tremulant}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tremolant — /trem euh leuhnt/, adj. 1. having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ. n. 2. an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone. [1850 55; < G < It tremolante TREMULANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • tremolant — trem·o·lant …   English syllables

  • tremolant — /ˈtrɛmələnt/ (say tremuhluhnt) noun → tremulant (def. 2). {German, from Italian tremolante tremulant} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Tremolo — Tre mo*lo, n. [It. Cf. {Tremulous}.] (Mus.) (a) The rapid reiteration of tones without any apparent cessation, so as to produce a tremulous effect. (b) A certain contrivance in an organ, which causes the notes to sound with rapid pulses or beats …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tremulant — Tremolo Tre mo*lo, n. [It. Cf. {Tremulous}.] (Mus.) (a) The rapid reiteration of tones without any apparent cessation, so as to produce a tremulous effect. (b) A certain contrivance in an organ, which causes the notes to sound with rapid pulses… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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