Definition of Piano. Meaning of Piano. Synonyms of Piano

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Definition of Piano

Piano
Piano Pi*a"no, a. & adv. [It., even, smooth, soft, fr. L. planus even, level.] (Mus.) Soft; -- a direction to the performer to execute a certain passage softly, and with diminished volume of tone. (Abbrev. p.)
Piano
Piano Pi*an"o, Pianoforte Pi*an"o*for`te, n. [It. piano soft (fr. L. planus even, smooth; see Plain, a.) + It. forte strong, fr. L. fortis (see Fort).] (Mus.) A well-known musical instrument somewhat resembling the harpsichord, and consisting of a series of wires of graduated length, thickness, and tension, struck by hammers moved by keys. Dumb piano. See Digitorium. Grand piano. See under Grand. Square piano, one with a horizontal frame and an oblong case. Upright piano, one with an upright frame and vertical wires.

Meaning of Piano from wikipedia

- The piano is a stringed keyboard instrument in which the strings are struck by wooden hammers that are coated with a softer material (modern hammers are...
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- The Piano is a 1993 period drama film written and directed by Jane Campion. Starring Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, and Anna Paquin in her first...
- A tack piano (also known as a harpsipiano, jangle piano, and junk piano) is an altered version of an ordinary piano, in which objects such as thumbtacks...
- Renzo Piano OMRI OMCA (Italian: [ˈrɛntso ˈpjaːno]; born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect. His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou...
- Piano Piano Kid (Turkish: Piano Piano Bacaksız) is a 1991 Turkish drama film directed by Tunç Başaran. The film was selected as the Turkish entry for...
- player piano (also known as a pianola) is a self-playing piano, containing a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism, that operates the piano action...
- Piano wire, or "music wire", is a specialized type of wire made for use in piano strings but also in other applications as springs. It is made from tempered...
- The Rhodes piano (also known as the Fender Rhodes piano) is an electric piano invented by Harold Rhodes, which became po****r in the 1970s. Like a conventional...
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