accelerando

accelerando

[ak-sel-uh-ran-doh, -rahn-; Italian aht-che-le-rahn-daw]
adverb, adjective Music.
gradually increasing in speed.

Origin:
1835–45; < Italian < Latin accelerandus, gerundive of accelerāre to speed up. See accelerate

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accelerando (ækˌsɛləˈrændəʊ)
 
adj, —adv
1.  (to be performed) with increasing speed
 
n , -dos
2.  an increase in speed
 
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