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 an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in...
- The Piano is a 1993 New Zealand period drama film about a psychologically mute young woman and her pre-adolescent daughter, set during the mid-19th century...
- 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...
- Renzo Piano OMRI OMCA (/piˈɑːnoʊ/ pee-AH-noh, Italian: [ˈrɛntso ˈpjaːno]; born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect. His notable buildings include...
- Piano pedals are foot-operated levers at the base of a piano that change the instrument's sound in various ways. Modern pianos usually have three pedals...
- Piano wire, or "music wire", is a specialized type of wire made to become springs or (as the name implies) to be used as piano strings. It is made from...
- The Rhodes piano (also known as the Fender Rhodes piano or simply Fender Rhodes or Rhodes) is an electric piano invented by Harold Rhodes, which became...
- Piano Tiles (known on iOS as Piano Tiles – Don't Tap the White Tile and on Android as Don't Tap the White Tile) is a single-player mobile game launched...
- A piano sonata is a sonata written for a solo piano. Piano sonatas are usually written in three or four movements, although some piano sonatas have been...
- The piano nobile (Italian for "noble floor" or "noble level", also sometimes referred to by the corresponding French term, bel étage) is the prin****l...
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