len|tan|do «lehn TAHN doh», adjective.
Music. becoming slower (used as a direction). Also, slentando.
[< Italian lentando (literally) present participle of lentare slow down, ultimately < Latin lentus slow]

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  • ral|len|tan|do — «RAHL lehn TAHN doh», adjective, noun, plural dos. Music. –adj. becoming slower; slackening. –n. a phrase or passage played or to be played in this manner. ╂[< Italian rallentando a slowing down, < rallentare to slow down < lento slow] …   Useful english dictionary

  • len — aben·len; al·len·ic; al·len; al·len·tan·do; al·len·town; amil·len·ni·al; amil·len·ni·al·ism; amil·len·ni·al·ist; aph·e·len·chi·dae; aph·e·len·choi·des; aph·e·len·chus; ca·len·dra; ca·len·dri·cal; ca·len·du·la; ca·len·du·lin; cam·er·len·go;… …   English syllables

  • tan — ac·coun·tan·cy; ac·er·tan·nin; ac·e·tan·nin; ace·tyl·tan·nic; ace·tyl·tan·nin; ad·ju·tan·cy; af·fret·tan·do; al·bu·tan·nin; al·len·tan·do; an·na·pol·i·tan; ar·gen·tan; ba·tan; ba·tan·gan; ben·e·ven·tan; bho·tan; bhu·tan; bi·tan·hol; bla·tan·cy;… …   English syllables

  • Len Chappell — Datos personales Nombre completo Leonard R. Chappell Apodo Lennie Nacimiento Portage, Pennsylvania …   Wikipedia Español

  • lentando — len·tan·do …   English syllables

  • lentando — len|tan|do . slent’ando <aus gleichbed. it. (s)lentando zu lentare »verlangsamen«, dies zu lento, vgl. ↑lento> nachlassend, zögernd, nach u. nach langsamer (Vortragsanweisung; Mus.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Lentando — Len|tan|do das; s, Plur. s u. ...di: nachlassendes, zögerndes, nach u. nach langsamer werdendes Zeitmaß …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • lentando — len.ˈtän(ˌ)dō adverb (or adjective) Etymology: Italian, literally, becoming slower, from Latin lentandus, gerundive of lentare to lengthen in time, make flexible, from lentus slow, flexible : in a retarding manner used as a direction in music …   Useful english dictionary

  • ral — ac·ral; ad·e·no·neu·ral; ad·lit·to·ral; ad·mi·ral; am·bu·lac·ral; amo·ral·i·ty; am·phi·crib·ral; am·y·ral·dism; au·gu·ral; au·ral; au·ro·ral; ba·su·ral; bed·ral; blas·to·po·ral; bleph·a·ral; cae·su·ral; cap·ral·de·hyde; chap·ar·ral; chlo·ral;… …   English syllables

  • Lentando — Len*tan do (l[asl]n*t[aum]n d[ o]; E. l[e^]n*t[a^]n d[ o]), a. [It., p. pr. of lentare to make slow. See {Lent}, a.] (Mus.) Slackening; retarding. Same as {Rallentando}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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