Definition of Accidental in English :

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Accidental meaning in English

Meaning of Accidental in English

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Accidental

see synonyms of accidental

Noun

1. accidental

a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature

Adjective

1. accidental, inadvertent

happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally

Example Sentences:
'with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table'
'accidental poisoning'
'an accidental shooting'


1. accidental

a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature


1. accidental, inadvertent

happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally

Example Sentences:
'with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table'
'accidental poisoning'
'an accidental shooting'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Accidental

see synonyms of accidental
adjective
1. 
occurring by chance, unexpectedly, or unintentionally
2. 
nonessential; incidental
3. music
denoting sharps, flats, or naturals that are not in the key signature of a piece
4. logic
(of a property) not essential; contingent
noun
5. 
an incidental, nonessential, or supplementary circumstance, factor, or attribute
6. music
a symbol denoting a sharp, flat, or natural that is not a part of the key signature

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Accidental

see synonyms of accidental
adjective
1. 
happening by chance; fortuitous
2. 
belonging but not essential; attributive; incidental
3.  Music
of an accidental
noun
4. 
a nonessential quality or feature
5.  Music
a. 
a sign, as a sharp, flat, or natural, placed before a note to show a change of pitch from that indicated by the key signature
b. 
the tone indicated by such a sign

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Accidental

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adj.
1. Occurring unexpectedly, unintentionally, or by chance.
2. Music Of or relating to an accidental.
3. Being an animal, especially a bird, that has strayed beyond its normal range.
n.
1. A property, factor, or attribute that is not essential.
2. Music
a. Any of various signs that indicate the alteration of a note by one or two semitones or the cancellation of a previous sign.
b. A note that has been marked with such a sign.
3. An animal that has strayed beyond its normal range.

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