Thursday, September 18, 2008
Definitions for tintinnabulation
- A tinkling sound, as of a bell or bells.
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Citations for tintinnabulation
One found oneself immersed in the infinitely nuanced tintinnabulations of clapping cymbal rhythms passed from one player to the next, in the barely audible, rain-like patter of drums that suddenly grew into an overwhelming mechanical onslaught.
Origin of tintinnabulation
Tintinnabulation derives from Latin tintinnabulum "a bell," from tintinnare from tinnire, "to jingle."