staccato

Definition (adjective): (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply

Example: staccato applause

Definition (adjective): (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply

Example: a staccato command

Definition (adjective): (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply

Example: staccato notes

Definition (adverb): separating the notes; in music

Example: play this staccato, please