HyperDic: adagio

English > 4 senses of the word adagio:
NOUNcommunicationadagio(music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
actadagioa slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers
ADVERBalladagioslowly
ADJECTIVEalladagio(of tempo) leisurely
adagio > pronunciation
Soundsahdaa'zhiyow.
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English > adagio: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of tempo) leisurely.
BroaderslowAt a slow tempo
Spanishadagio
Adverbsadagioslowly
English > adagio: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully).
Example"they played the adagio too quickly"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadermusical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of musicA musical work that has been created
passage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
Spanishadagio
Catalanadagio, adàgio
English > adagio: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers.
Part ofpas de deux, duet(ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
Broaderdancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
English > adagio: 4 senses > adverb 1
Meaningslowly.
Example"here you must play adagio"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishadagio
Adjectivesadagio(of tempo) leisurely

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