anacrusis (0 synonym found)

Definition of anacrusis:

(n) : an unstressed syllable at the start of a verse; an unstressed note or notes before the first strong beat (or downbeat) of a phrase
"1989: Then Etheridge poised his baton, jerked an upbeat, and made the violinists speak the low G and A of their anacrusis. (Burgess, Any Old Iron)"

Definition of anacrusis:

(n) : an unstressed syllable at the start of a verse; an unstressed note or notes before the first strong beat (or downbeat) of a phrase
"1989: Then Etheridge poised his baton, jerked an upbeat, and made the violinists speak the low G and A of their anacrusis. (Burgess, Any Old Iron)"

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