trill, in music, ornament consisting of the more or less rapid alternation of two adjacent notes. Indicated by any of several conventional symbols, it varies in speed and duration and in the manner of its beginning and ending according to context. Originating in the Renaissance, the trill became the most important of ornaments during the baroque period. In British usage the term shake is more common.
Trill is a type of vibration; it may refer to:

  • trill (music), a type of musical ornament
  • trill consonant, a type of sound used in some languages
  • Trill, a sound similar to the musical ornament made by animals including the Maine Coon cat and numerous varieties of bird

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