accelerando

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian accelerando, from Latin accelero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɑ.ˌtʃɛl.ə.ˈɹɑn.do/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /æksɛləˈɹændəʊ/

Noun[edit]

accelerando (plural accelerandos)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at an increasing speed.
  2. (music) A passage having this mark.

Adverb[edit]

accelerando

  1. (music) with a gradual increase in speed

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

accelerando

  1. gerund of accelerare

Adverb[edit]

accelerando

  1. accelerating

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

accelerandō

  1. dative masculine singular of accelerandus
  2. dative neuter singular of accelerandus
  3. ablative masculine singular of accelerandus
  4. ablative neuter singular of accelerandus