HyperDic: ballet

English > 2 senses of the word ballet:
NOUNactballet, concert dancea theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
communicationballetmusic written for a ballet
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English > ballet: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers.
Synonymconcert dance
Category ofchasse, sashay(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
elevation(ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
glissade(ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
pas(ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
pas seul, variation(ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
pirouette(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
turnout(ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip
PartsactA subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
pas de deux, duet(ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
pas de quatre(ballet) a dance for four people
pas de trois(ballet) a dance for three people
Narrowerclassical balletA style of ballet based on precise conventional steps performed with graceful and flowing movements
comedy balletA ballet that stresses the drama with features of comedy
modern balletA style of ballet that admits a wider variety of movements
Broaderstage dancing, choreographyA show involving artistic dancing
Spanishbaile, ballet
Catalanballet, ball
Adjectivesballeticcharacteristic of or resembling or suitable for ballet
English > ballet: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningmusic written for a ballet.
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishballet
Catalanballet
Adjectivesballeticcharacteristic of or resembling or suitable for ballet

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