Driving note

(Mus.) a syncopated note; a tone begun on a weak part of a measure and held through the next accented part, thus anticipating the accent and driving it through.

See also: Driving

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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