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Meaning of TEMPO

Pronunciation:  'tempow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
  2. [n]  the rate of some repeating event

TEMPO is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: pace, pacing
 See Also: accelerando, allegretto, allegro, andante, meno mosso, musical time, rate, rubato



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tem"po\, n. [It., fr. L. tempus. See {Tense}, n.] (Mus.)
The rate or degree of movement in time.

{A tempo giusto} (j[=oo]s"t[-o]) [It.], in exact time; --
   sometimes, directing a return to strict time after a tempo

{Tempo rubato}. See under {Rubato}.

Computing Dictionary
  1. A programming language with simple syntax and semantics designed for teaching semantic and pragmatic aspects of programming languages.

    ["TEMPO: A Unified Treatment of Binding Time and Parameter Passing Concepts in Programming Languages", N.D. Jones et al, LNCS 66, Springer 1978].

  2. The original code name for mac os version 8.