string endo


[strin-jen-doh; Italian streen-jen-daw]
adjective, adverb Music.
(of a musical direction) progressively quickening in tempo.

1850–55; < Italian, gerund of stringere to tighten < Latin (see strict) Unabridged
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stringendo (strɪnˈdʒɛndəʊ)
adj, —adv
music to be performed with increasing speed
[Italian, from stringere to compress, from Latin: to draw tight; see stringent]

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