Translation of triplet in Spanish:

triplet

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪplət; ˈtrɪplɪt/

n

  • 1.1 (person) trillizo, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 [Music/Música] tresillo (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • In addition to quarters, eighths and sixteenth notes, triplets and dotted rhythms are used tastefully and add variety.
    • Voicing in many pieces is made more advanced by placing the melody in the same hand as many moving sixteenth notes or triplets.
    • The arrows indicate the beginning of the grace note figure and the placement of each note in the triplet figure for the left hand.
    1.3 (in poetry) terceto (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • That's to say, his poems build displacement into their structures: they move forward in discrete couplet and triplet units, they offer small bright pleasures and ask us to pass on quickly.
    • The verses of the Irish chapbooks are all in couplets but, in using the ‘liberty’ line, a pair of couplets is transformed into a triplet plus an isolated line.
    • Fifty-two of these triplets would be published in 1977 as Finding Losses.

Definition of triplet in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day casquillo
m
case …
Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.