[ trip-uh l-tuhng ]
/ ˈtrɪp əlˌtʌŋ /
verb (used without object), tri·ple-tongued, tri·ple-tongu·ing. Music.
to interrupt the wind flow by moving the tongue as if pronouncing t and t and k successively, especially in playing rapid passages or staccato notes on a brass instrument.
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Origin of triple-tongue
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for triple-tongue
Derived Formstriple tonguing, noun
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