Word of the Day – July 21 – Caesura

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Caesura  (sih-ZYUR-uh)

Definition:

1: A break in the flow of sound usually in the middle of a line of verse.

2: Break, interruption.

3: A pause marking a rhythmic point of division in a melody.

Example sentence: The conductor had a difficult time getting the young players in the orchestra to mind the caesura in the music during the rehearsal, but they did it perfectly during the performance.

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