counterpoint

US [ˈkaʊntərˌpɔɪnt]
UK [ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌpɔɪnt]
  • n.复调;对位法;惬意(或有趣)的对比
  • v.用…作对比;与…形成对比
  • Web对位音乐;声画对位;旋律配合
Plural Form:counterpoints  Present Participle:counterpointing  Past Tense:counterpointed  
counterpoint
n.
1.
[u]
对位法,对位(各声部互相结合)the combination of two or more tunes played together to form a single piece of music
The two melodies are played in counterpoint.
用对位法来演奏这两首曲调。
2.
[c]
~ (to sth)
复调a tune played in combination with another one
3.
[u][c]
惬意(或有趣)的对比a pleasing or interesting contrast
This work is in austere counterpoint to that of Gaudi.
这件作品的质朴风格与高迪的形成了有趣的对比。
v.
1.
~ sth (with/against sth)
用…作对比;与…形成对比to contrast sth with sth else; to form a contrast with sth

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