Meaning of triple-tongue

tri•ple-tongue

Pronunciation: (trip'ul-tung"), [key]
— -tongued, -tongu•ing.
  1. to interrupt the wind flow by moving the tongue as if pronouncing t and t and k successively, esp. in playing rapid passages or staccato notes on a brass instrument. Cf.
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