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English adjective: piano

1. piano used chiefly as a direction or description in music


SamplesThe piano passages in the composition.


Synonymssoft


Similarpianissimo, pianissimo assai


Antonymsforte, loud


English noun: piano

1. piano (artifact) a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds


Synonymsforte-piano, pianoforte


Broader (hypernym)keyboard instrument, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, stringed instrument


Narrower (hyponym)grand, grand piano, mechanical piano, Pianola, player piano, upright, upright piano


Part holonymclavier, fall-board, fallboard, fingerboard, keyboard, loud pedal, piano action, piano keyboard, soft pedal, soundboard, sounding board, sustaining pedal

2. piano (attribute) (music) low loudness


Synonymspianissimo


Broader (hypernym)softness


Domain categorymusic


English adverb: piano

1. piano used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly


Synonymssoftly


Antonymsforte, loudly









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