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ækˌsɛl əˈræn doʊ, -ˈrɑn-, ɑˌtʃɛl-ac·celeran·do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerandoadjective

    a gradually increasing tempo of music

    "my ear will not accept such violent accelerandos"

  2. accelerandoadverb

    gradually increasing in tempo

  3. accelerandoadverb

    with increasing speed

    "here you must play accelerando"


  1. accelerandonoun

    A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at an increasing speed.

    Etymology: from accelero.

  2. accelerandonoun

    A passage having this mark.

    Etymology: from accelero.

  3. accelerandoadverb

    with a gradual increase in speed

    Etymology: from accelero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accelerandoadjective

    gradually accelerating the movement

    Etymology: [It.]


  1. Accelerando

    Accelerando is a 2005 science fiction novel consisting of a series of interconnected short stories by British author Charles Stross. As well as normal hardback and paperback editions, it was released as a free e-book under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Accelerando won the Locus Award in 2006, and was nominated for several other awards in 2005 and 2006, including the Hugo, Campbell, Clarke, and British Science Fiction Association Awards.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerando in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerando in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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