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clava

[′klā·va]
(biology)
A club-shaped structure, as the tip on the antennae of certain insects or the fruiting body of certain fungi.
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In the back, the horns served as pharynx to the Latin monster, and in the front the string section danced hot-blooded salsa on the shifting dance floor of the bass and percussion, rhythm lines laid down in fluent guiro, claves, and timbales.
En esta edicion de FinacleConnect, Calidoscopio analiza los aspectos comerciales y tecnologicos clave que inciden en el escenario bancario de los Estados Unidos.
On 2 NY Style: Break forward or hack on the 2 beat, the offbeat, following the clave rhythm pattern.
You hear the Latin clave beat in the music of South Africa and see ancient hip-hop moves in Nubian dances.
by all the clave that binds the rhythms of this world
The clave is the timekeeper of Latin music and dance, rooted in African syncopation.
La mayoria de los productores vietnamitas mantienen bajos sus costos usando tecnologia moderna, produccion a larga escala y mano de obra barata, afirmo Quang, director de Minh Phu Co, exportador clave de camaron en Ca Mau, provincia numero uno en el cultivo del camaron.
The clave becomes the key to a complex structure that remains missing.
Producing a syncopated two-bar musical pattern - maintaining the clave - is a drummer's primary responsibility.
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Artex owns three music labels--BIS-Music, Clave Cubana and Musicalia--that record and produce music.
At a candlelight vigil, San Francisco activist Clave Jones envisions a quilt honoring those lost to AIDS.