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əˌtʃɑ kəˈtʊər ə; -ˈtʊər eɪ, -ˈtʊər iac·ciac·catu·ra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccaturanoun

    an embellishing note usually written in smaller size

Wiktionary

  1. acciaccaturanoun

    A short grace note (theoretically taking no time at all), occurring on the beat occupied by the main note to which it is prefixed, one scale-step higher or lower than that main note. (Sometimes equivalent, therefore, to a short appoggiatura, but in Baroque music interpreted differently and more strictly.) Written as a note lighter in appearance, typically a quaver (eighth note), with an oblique stroke through the stem.

    Etymology: from the verb acciaccare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acciaccaturanoun

    a short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short appoggiatura

    Etymology: [It., from acciaccare to crush.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acciaccatura in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acciaccatura in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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