HyperDic: alto

English > 8 senses of the word alto:
NOUNperson altoa singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
communicationalto, contraltothe lowest female singing voice
communicationalto, countertenorthe highest adult male singing voice
attributealto(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
attributealtothe pitch range of the lowest female voice
ADJECTIVEallalto, contraltoof or being the lowest female voice
allalto, countertenorof or being the highest male voice
allalto(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
alto > pronunciation
Soundsae'ltow
Rhymesamaretto ... Yamamoto: 70 rhymes with tow...
English > alto: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or being the lowest female voice.
Synonymcontralto
Broaderlow, low-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
Spanishcontralto
Nounsaltothe pitch range of the lowest female voice
altothe lowest female singing voice
English > alto: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor.
Synonymcountertenor
Broaderhigh, high-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
Spanishcontratenor
Nounsaltothe highest adult male singing voice
English > alto: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group.
Example"alto clarinet or recorder"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderhigh, high-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
Spanishalto
Nounsalto(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
English > alto: 8 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA singer whose voice lies in the alto clef.
NarrowercountertenorA male singer with a voice above that of a tenor
Broadersinger, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
Spanishalto, contralto
Catalanalt
English > alto: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe lowest female singing voice.
Synonymcontralto
Broadersinging voiceThe musical quality of the voice while singing / singing
Spanishalto, contralto
Adjectivesaltoof or being the lowest female voice
English > alto: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe highest adult male singing voice.
Synonymcountertenor
Broadersinging voiceThe musical quality of the voice while singing / singing
Spanishcontratenor
Catalancontratenor
Adjectivesaltoof or being the highest male voice
English > alto: 8 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaning(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments.
BroaderpitchThe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
Spanishalto
Adjectivesalto(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
English > alto: 8 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe pitch range of the lowest female voice.
BroaderpitchThe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
Adjectivesaltoof or being the lowest female voice

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