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DIMINUENDO

 Dictionary entry overview: What does diminuendo mean? 

DIMINUENDO (noun)
  The noun DIMINUENDO has 1 sense:

1. (music) a gradual decrease in loudness

  Familiarity information: DIMINUENDO used as a noun is very rare.


DIMINUENDO (adjective)
  The adjective DIMINUENDO has 1 sense:

1. gradually decreasing in volume

  Familiarity information: DIMINUENDO used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DIMINUENDO (noun)


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Meaning:

(music) a gradual decrease in loudness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

decrescendo; diminuendo

Hypernyms ("diminuendo" is a kind of...):

softness (a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency)

Domain category:

music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)


DIMINUENDO (adjective)


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Meaning:

Gradually decreasing in volume

Synonyms:

decrescendo; diminuendo

Similar:

decreasing (music)


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