double stop

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tr.v. dou·ble-stopped, dou·ble-stop·ping, dou·ble-stops
To produce two tones simultaneously on (a stringed instrument) by stopping two strings with one hand while bowing them with the other.
n. also double stop
1. The two tones so produced.
2. The notes indicating these tones.
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dou′ble stop′

two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin.


v. -stopped, -stop•ping. v.i.
1. to play a double stop.
2. to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument).
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