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glissando

glis·san·do

glissando

 
pronunciation:
glih san do
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition: performed by playing or sounding a rapid succession of consecutive tones of a scale, as by sliding one or more fingers over the keys of a piano.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: glissandi, glissandos
definition 1: a glissando passage.
definition 2: the rapid slide or sliding effect of a glissando.
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