Accelerando Definition

ä-chĕlə-rändō
accelerandos
adjective
With gradually quickening tempo.
Webster's New World
noun
An accelerando passage or movement.
American Heritage
(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at an increasing speed.
Wiktionary
adverb

(music) With a gradual increase in speed.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Accelerando

Noun

Singular:
accelerando
Plural:
accelerandos

Origin of Accelerando

  • Italian present participle of accelerare to hasten from Latin accelerāre accelerate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Italian accelerando, from Latin accelero.

    From Wiktionary

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