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Staccato

Stac`ca´to   Pronunciation: ståk`kä´tô
a.1.(Mus.) Disconnected; separated; distinct; - a direction to perform the notes of a passage in a short, distinct, and pointed manner. It is opposed to legato, and often indicated by heavy accents written over or under the notes, or by dots when the performance is to be less distinct and emphatic.
2.Expressed in a brief, pointed manner.
Staccato and peremptory [literary criticism].
- G. Eliot.
Adj.1.staccato - marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply; "staccato applause"; "a staccato command"; "staccato notes"
Synonyms: disconnected
Antonyms:
legato, smooth - without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a legato passage"
Adv.1.staccato - separating the notes; in music; "play this staccato, please"
Antonyms:
legato - connecting the notes; in music; "play this legato, please"
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