noun, plural trem·o·los.Music.
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Example sentences from the Web for tremolo
A pulse throbbed in her throat and made her voice sound all tremolo like a beginner's in singing.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days|Nell Speed
Attempting to correct a tremolo by "holding the throat steady" causes the throat to tremble all the more.
A simple experiment illustrates the nature of the muscular action from which the tremolo results.
A distinct fault of production, the tremolo, is directly due to throat stiffness.
It is highly probable that the tremolo is caused by a trembling of the vocal organs, due to muscular stiffness.
British Dictionary definitions for tremolo
noun plural -los music
- (in playing the violin, cello, etc) the rapid repetition of a single note produced by a quick back-and-forth movement of the bow
- the rapid reiteration of two notes usually a third or greater interval apart (fingered tremolo)Compare trill 1 (def. 1)