1. (of a note) increased to one and three quarters of its original time value by the addition of two dots

  2. (of a rhythm) characterized by pairs of notes in which the first one, lengthened by two dots, makes up seven eighths of the time value of the pair

Words Nearby double-dotted

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How to use double-dotted in a sentence

  • Compare these "pot-hooks and trammels," dotted and double-dotted, with Galin's symbol of silence, the cipher !

  • If the weight is to be used, cut off the body part on the double dotted line to allow room for the cords to swing.

    Primary Handwork | Ella Victoria Dobbs
  • The arrow denotes the direction of movement; the double dotted lines the commutator end of the revolving coil.

    How it Works | Archibald Williams