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Meaning of SPICCATO

Pronunciation:  spi'kâtow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  bowing in such a way that the bow bounces lightly off the strings
 

SPICCATO is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spiccato bowing
 
 See Also: bowing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spic*ca"to\, a. [It., p. p. of spicare to detach, to
separate.] (Mus.)
Detached; separated; -- a term indicating that every note is
to be performed in a distinct and pointed manner.

 

 

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