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mid- +‎ tempo


midtempo (not comparable)

  1. (music) At a medium tempo, neither fast nor slow
    • 2009 January 31, John Sakamoto, “The Anti-Hit List”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      This wry, midtempo track is familiar yet highly personal.


midtempo (plural midtempos)

  1. A medium tempo.
    • 2008 May 18, R J Smith, “Death Cab Is Up for the Long Haul”, in New York Times[2]:
      Tinged with punk rock guitar blare often slowed down to midtempos, Death Cab appealed to the insular yet viral emo scene, as well as the broader indie-rock world.

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