syncopation[siŋ′kə pā′s̸hən, sin′-]
syncopation definition by Webster's New World
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- a syncopating or being syncopated
- syncopated music, a syncopated rhythm, etc.
- Gram. syncope
syncopation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Music A shift of accent in a passage or composition that occurs when a normally weak beat is stressed.
- Something, such as rhythm, that is syncopated.
- Grammar Syncope.
from Mozart's Symphony no. 25