double-stop
transitive verb Date: circa 1889 to produce two or more tones simultaneously on (as a violin) • double-stop noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • double-stop — [dub′əlstäp΄] vi. to produce two tones simultaneously on a stringed instrument by drawing the bow over two strings at the same time n. 1. the two tones thus produced 2. the notes showing these …   English World dictionary

  • Double stop — The beginning of Mozart s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1787). The First and Second Violins have a triple stop notated, meaning the low D is only played to let ring, then shortly thereafter the B and G are played like normal. A double stop, in music… …   Wikipedia

  • double-stop — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to produce two or more tones simultaneously on (a stringed instrument) II. noun : an instance of double stopping his famous silken tone, his equally famous double stops Virgil Thomson * * * /dub euhl stop /, v …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-stop — /dub euhl stop /, v., double stopped, double stopping. Music. v.t. 1. to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument). v.i. 2. to play a double stop. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-stop — dou′ble stop′ v. stopped, stop•ping 1) mad to play a double stop 2) mad to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument) • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • double-stop — /dʌbəl ˈstɒp/ (say dubuhl stop) verb (i) (double stopped, double stopping) to play simultaneously two stopped notes (on a stringed instrument) …   Australian English dictionary

  • double stop — dou′ble stop′ n. mad two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • double stop — Music. two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-stop — англ. [дабл стоп] прием игры двойными нотами на струнных инструм …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • double stop — Music. two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

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