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Noun: phrasing  frey-zing
  1. The grouping of musical phrases in a melodic line
  2. The manner in which something is expressed in words
    "use concise military phrasing";
    - wording, diction, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage, wordage
Verb: phrase  freyz
  1. Put into words or an expression
    "He phrased his concerns to the board of trustees";
    - give voice, formulate, word, articulate
  2. Divide, combine, or mark into phrases
    "phrase a musical passage"

Derived forms: phrasings

Type of: arrange, evince [formal], express, expression, formulation, grouping, order, put, set up, show

Encyclopedia: Phrasing