double-stop


double-stop

double-stop [duhb-uh l-stop]Music. Word Origin verb (used with object), dou·ble-stopped, dou·ble-stop·ping.

  1. to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument).

verb (used without object), dou·ble-stopped, dou·ble-stop·ping.

  1. to play a double stop.

Origin of double-stop First recorded in 1875–80 double stop noun Music.

  1. two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin.

Origin of double stop First recorded in 1875–80 British Dictionary definitions for double-stop double-stop verb -stops, -stopping or -stopped

  1. to play (two notes or parts) simultaneously on a violin or related instrument by drawing the bow over two strings

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