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Meaning of DIMINUENDO

Pronunciation:  di`minyoo'endow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (music) a gradual decrease in loudness
  2. [adj]  gradually decreasing in volume
 

DIMINUENDO is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: decreasing, decrescendo, decrescendo
 
 See Also: softness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*min`u*en"do\, adv. [It., p. pr. of diminuere to
diminish.] (Mus.)
In a gradually diminishing manner; with abatement of tone;
decrescendo; -- expressed on the staff by Dim., or Dimin., or
the sign.

 

 

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