Coda meaning

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A person born hearing to deaf parents.
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The coda is defined as the concluding piece to a musical performance.

An example of a coda is a detached portion of music which is the end of a song.

An example of a coda is the end of a ballet or other dance presentation.

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(music) The concluding passage of a movement or composition.
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The conclusion of a statement.
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A conclusion or closing part of a statement.
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(music) A more or less independent passage added to the end of a section or composition so as to reinforce the sense of conclusion.
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Something coming after or at the end.
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(1) A distributed file system developed at Carnegie Mellon University in the late 1980s. Evolving from the Andrews File System, Coda is noted for its ability to withstand network failures. See AFS.
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(music) A passage which brings a movement or piece to a conclusion through prolongation.
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(geology) In seismograms, the gradual return to baseline after a seismic event. The length of the coda can be used to estimate event magnitude, and the shape sometimes reveals details of subsurface structures.
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Alternative spelling of CODA.
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(linguistics) The optional final part of a syllable, placed after its nucleus, and usually composed of one or more consonants.

The word salts has three consonants — /l/, /t/, and /s/ — in its coda, whereas the word glee has no coda at all.

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Origin of coda

  • Italian from Latin cauda tail

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Acronym for child of deaf adults.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Italian coda

    From Wiktionary