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triplet
American English: /ˈtrɪplɪt/
British English: /ˈtrɪplɪt/

Translation of triplet in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (person)
    trillizo, (-za) (masculine, feminine)
    1.2 (Music)
    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)
    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.

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