decrescendo

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English[edit]

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Decrescendo notation.

Etymology[edit]

From Italian decrescendo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diːˌkɹɛˈʃɛndəʊ/

Noun[edit]

decrescendo (plural decrescendos)

  1. (music) An instruction to play gradually more softly.

Verb[edit]

decrescendo (third-person singular simple present decrescendos, present participle decrescendoing, simple past and past participle decrescendoed)

  1. (music) To gradually become quieter

Adjective[edit]

decrescendo

  1. becoming quieter gradually.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

decrescendo

  1. gerund of decrescere

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

decrescendo

  1. gerund of decrescer