Definitions

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  • noun music, cycling Alternative form of gruppetto.

Etymologies

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Alteration of Italian grupetto

Examples

  • Voigt, who grew up in the East German state athletics program before the Berlin Wall fell, took his spare bike from the officer and chased onto the race, eventually reaching and 80-man groupetto midway through the stage.

    Jens Voigt says he’ll be back for one more year

  • “I was back on and after five minutes, I tried to catch McEwen first, then Cavendish and another groupetto,” he said.

    Jens Voigt says he’ll be back for one more year

  • One cannot indicate the swell of a melody, the tonal and rhythmic _nuance_ of a _groupetto_ -- and

    Piano Mastery Talks with Master Pianists and Teachers

  • The fight began after Alcala became upset over the tempo Stephens was setting for the groupetto - the group of riders not in contention for the stage win or overall placings who keep to an agreed speed to finish within the time limit and avoid elimination.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • A ten-man group broke away early, and most of the remainder of the 110-rider field settled in for an early-season "how was your winter" groupetto circling the 2. 2-mile rolling circuit.

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  • A ten-man group broke away early, and most of the remainder of the 110-rider field settled in for an early-season "how was your winter" groupetto circling the 2. 2-mile rolling circuit.

    VeloNews | The Journal of Competitive Cycling

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