HyperDic: syncopation

English > 3 senses of the word syncopation:
NOUNcommunicationsyncopation, syncope(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')
communicationsyncopationa musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat
communicationsyncopationmusic (especially dance music) that has a syncopated rhythm
syncopation > pronunciation
Soundssih'ngkahpey.shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > syncopation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle').
Synonymsyncope
Categoryphonology, phonemicsThe study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
BroaderarticulationThe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
Spanishsíncopa, síncope
Catalansíncope
Verbssyncopateomit a sound or letter in a word
English > syncopation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat.
Broaderrhythm, beat, musical rhythmThe basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
Spanishsincopado, síncopa
Catalansincopat
Verbssyncopatemodify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat
English > syncopation: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningmusic (especially dance music) that has a syncopated rhythm.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Verbssyncopatemodify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat

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