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phras·ing

 (frā′zĭng)
n.
1. The act of making phrases.
2. The manner in which an expression is phrased.
3. Music The manner in which a phrase is rendered or interpreted.

phrasing

(ˈfreɪzɪŋ)
n
1. the way in which something is expressed, esp in writing; wording
2. (Classical Music) music the division of a melodic line, part, etc, into musical phrases

phras•ing

(ˈfreɪ zɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of forming phrases.
2. a manner or method of forming phrases; phraseology.
3. the grouping of the notes of a musical line into distinct phrases.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phrasing - the grouping of musical phrases in a melodic line
grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
2.phrasing - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
formulation, expression - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
mot juste - the appropriate word or expression
verbalisation, verbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization

phrasing

noun
Choice of words and the way in which they are used:
Translations
التَّعْبير الموسيقيعِلم العِبارات
frazeologiefrázovat
formuleringfraseringordvalg
fraseeraussanamuoto
málfar, orîfærimótun hendinga, frasering
frázovanie
besteyi cümlelere ayırmaifade tarzı

phrasing

[ˈfreɪzɪŋ] N (= act) → redacción f; [of question] → formulación f; (= style) → estilo m, términos mpl (Mus) → fraseo m
the phrasing is rather unfortunatela forma en que está expresado es bastante desafortunada

phrasing

[ˈfreɪzɪŋ] n
(= wording) [question, letter, statement] → libellé m
[musician] → phrasé m

phrasing

n (= act)Formulierung f; (= style)Ausdrucksweise f, → Stil m; (Mus) → Phrasierung f

phrasing

[ˈfreɪzɪŋ] n (of thought, request, letter) → formulazione f (Mus) → fraseggio

phrase

(freiz) noun
1. a small group of words (usually without a finite verb) which forms part of an actual or implied sentence. He arrived after dinner.
2. a small group of musical notes which follow each other to make a definite individual section of a melody. the opening phrase of the overture.
verb
to express (something) in words. I phrased my explanations in simple language.
phraseology (freiziˈolədʒi) noun
the manner of putting words and phrases together to express oneself. His phraseology shows that he is a foreigner.
ˈphrasing noun
1. phraseology.
2. the act of putting musical phrases together either in composing or playing.
ˈphrase-book noun
a book (eg for tourists) which contains and translates useful words and phrases in a foreign language.
phrasal verb
a phrase consisting of a verb and adverb or preposition, which together function as a verb. `Leave out', `go without', `go away', are phrasal verbs.
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Here we see a significant difference in phrasing in the last item, which speaks of going at the end of one's life to (rebirth in) a lotus flower in the Pure Land.
If the focus of the Board's inquiry is to determine how prospective purchasers view the applied-for mark, then had Innovation Ventures conducted a consumer survey and seen favorable results--findings that support the argument that the phrasing has a strong secondary meaning for consumers--surely this would have made it more difficult for the Board to hold that potential consumers do not view the phrase as a mark.
In this time, the pianist half of this duo discovered there was something to learn about phrasing from her percussionist counterpart.
Edwards is an inherently fascinating collective introduction of societies perception of the Irish in phrasing and labeling.
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We were deliberately bold in phrasing the third choice to be quite blatant in its meaning.
If the writer had read that sentence slowly, he or she might have reconsidered the unfortunate phrasing.
Garner's A Dictionary of Modern American Usage (Oxford University Press, 1998): "couldn't care less is the correct and logical phrasing, not could care less--e.
Restructuring and reworking, not just the melody or the notes, but the structure of the music itself, the style, the phrasing the whole thing is part and parcel of Mullen's oeuvre.
In jazz poetry, scat phrasing acts as a kind of verbal release that alludes to the instrumental quality of the human voice.
For example, phrasing cues facilitate learning in rats when they are positioned congruent with the structure of pattern elements as in so-called "good phrasing" manipulations and they retard learning when they are not in "bad phrasing" manipulations (Fountain et al.