Suspension vs Appoggiatura - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between suspension and appoggiatura
is that suspension
is the act of suspending, or the state of being suspended while appoggiatura
is a type of musical ornament, falling on the beat, which often creates a suspension and subtracts for itself half the time value of the principal note which follows.
The act of suspending, or the state of being suspended.
A temporary or conditional delay, interruption or discontinuation.
- suspension from a hook
The state of a solid or substance produced when its particles are mixed with, but not dissolved in, a fluid, and are capable of separation by straining.
The act of keeping a person who is listening in doubt and expectation of what is to follow.
The system of springs and shock absorbers connected to the wheels in an automobile or car, which allow the vehicle to move smoothly with reduced shock to its occupants.
(Scots Law) A stay or postponement of the execution of a sentence, usually by letters of suspension granted on application to the lord ordinary.
(music) The act of or discord produced by prolonging one or more tones of a chord into the chord which follows, thus producing a momentary discord, suspending the concord which the ear expects.
(topology) A topological space derived from another by taking the product of the original space with an interval and collapsing each end of the product to a point.
(topology) A function derived, in a standard way, from another, such that the instant function's domain and codomain are suspensions of the original function's.
(education) The process of barring a student from school grounds by means of punishment.
- suspension from school as a disciplinary measure
* delay, interruption, intermission, stop
A type of musical ornament, falling on the beat, which often creates a suspension and subtracts for itself half the time value of the principal note which follows.
* "The following Adagietto was like a long, melting appoggiatura composed of smaller dying falls and languid resolutions." — New York Times , March 2, 1992