| Share
 

Dictionary


ac•cor•di•on



Pronunciation: (u-kôr'dē-un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/accordion.html on line 75 [key]
n. Music.
1. Also called piano accordion. a portable wind instrument having a large bellows for forcing air through small metal reeds, a keyboard for the right hand, and buttons for sounding single bass notes or chords for the left hand.
2. a similar instrument having single-note buttons instead of a keyboard.

adj.
having a fold or folds like the bellows of an accordion: accordion roof; accordion panel.

v.i.
1. (of a door, roof, or other covering) to open by folding back or pressing together in the manner of an accordion: The roof of the car accordions to let in sunlight and fresh air.
2. to fold, crush together, or collapse in the manner of an accordion.

v.t.
to demolish by crushing together lengthwise: The impact accordioned the car beneath the truck.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/accordion.html on line 127 according to Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/accordion.html on line 135 accordion-fold
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/accordion.html on line 146 accordion (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/accordion.html on line 148 accordion (Encyclopedia)

 

Related Content