- n. [音]对位法；旋律配合；重复旋律；对比物；对比
a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
to show differences when compared; be different;
"the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
write in counterpoint;
"Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"
- The two melodies are played in counterpoint.
- The painting portray the beauty of nature as counterpoint to that of a human body.
- The dark curtains make an interesting counterpoint to the lighter walls.
The depressing nature of his surroundings seemed, by counterpoint, to enhance his sunny mood.出自： S. Brett