glissando

Mar. 6th, 2011 09:29 pm
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glis·san·do

   
[gli-sahn-doh]

Music
–adjective
1. performed with a gliding effect by sliding one or more fingers rapidly over the keys of a piano or strings of a harp.

–noun, plural: -di  [-dee]
2. a glissando passage
3. (in string playing) a slide

gimcrack

Feb. 17th, 2011 12:12 pm
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[jim-krak]

–noun
1. a showy, useless trifle; gewgaw.

–adjective
2. showy but useless.

gaposis

Feb. 7th, 2011 05:34 pm
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gap·o·sis

   
[gap-oh-sis]

–noun
a noticeable gap or series of gaps, as between the fastened buttons or snaps on an overly tight garment.

gambado

Dec. 9th, 2010 11:15 am
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gam·ba·do


[gam-bey-doh]

–noun, plural -dos, -does
1. a spring or leap by a horse
2. a caper or antic

Also, gam·bade  

glabrous

Dec. 3rd, 2010 09:19 am
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gla·brous   
[gley-bruhs]

–adjective (Zoology, Botany)
having a surface devoid of hair or pubescence

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