Diminuendo meaning

dĭ-mĭnyo͝o-ĕndō
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Decrescendo.
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(music) A dynamic mark directing that a passage is to be played gradually more softly.
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(music) A passage having this mark.
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(music) Played in this style.
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(music) Describing a passage having this mark.
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Origin of diminuendo

  • Italian present participle of diminuire to diminish from Latin dīminuere diminish

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

  • From Wiktionary