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organ point

or·gan point
O o

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-guh n point]
    • /ˈɔr gən pɔɪnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-guh n point]
    • /ˈɔr gən pɔɪnt/

Definitions of organ point words

  • noun organ point a tone sustained by one part, usually the bass, while other parts progress without reference to it. 1
  • noun organ point a passage containing it. 1

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Origin of organ point

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Organ point

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

organ point popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

organ point usage trend in Literature

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