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Definition of Pianos
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.
PianoPiano 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
Dumb piano. See Digitorium.
Grand piano. See under Grand.
Square piano, one with a horizontal frame and an oblong
Upright piano, one with an upright frame and vertical
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