Definition of Nonuplet

1. Noun. one of a group of nine, especially such a multiple birth ¹



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Definition of Nonuplet

1. a group of nine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonuplet

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nonunital
nonunitary
nonunity
nonunivalent
nonuniversal
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nonuniversities
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nonupdated
nonupgradable
nonupgradeable
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nonuple
nonuples
nonuplet (current term)
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nonupper
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nonuranium
nonurban
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nonurea
nonurethane
nonurethral
nonurgency
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nonurinary
nonurine

Literary usage of Nonuplet

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1. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"... instead of four, nonuplet A group of nine equal notes, to be rendered, usually in the time of six or eight of the same kind in the regular rhythm. ..."

2. The Principles of Expression in Pianoforte Playing by Adolph Friedrich Christiani (1885)
"f ft* or so, A nonuplet, being the triple compound of a triplet, is accented like a single triple, > 9 > > 9 > either so, '*f ? • t {_>'_? or so, ..."

3. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"... /A (no.nat.lo). i nonuplet. A group of nine notes of the same time.value, \ A composition for nine voices or instruments. performed in the time proper ..."

4. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"A nonuplet. Nowel. (Fr. Noel.) A Christmas carol, especially one in polyphonic style. Nuance (Fr.) A shading or inflection in vocal delivery or instrumental ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"... (Anthony) composed psalm tunes and six organ fantasias in tablature, published at Amsterdam, 1059, where he was organist of the Nieuwe Kerk. nonuplet. ..."

6. The Musiclover's Handbook: Containing (1) a Pronouncing Dictionary of by John Herbert Clifford (1911)
"nonuplet. Nuance (Fr.) (noo-ongs). Shading; the variations in force, quality, and tempo, by means of which artistic expression is given to music. ..."

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