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Friday, September 30, 2005

Definitions for segue

  1. To proceed without interruption; to make a smooth transition.
  2. An instance or act of segueing; a smooth transition.

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Citations for segue
The gratifying thing about McCourt is that he can drop his professional character act and segue into a smart, emotionally direct conversation faster than you can say "Top o' the morning." , New York Times
A melody will start innocuously enough, then segue into the inevitable buildup, with swelling strings and bursting brass. , New York Times
Origin of segue
1850-1855
Segue is from the Italian, meaning "there follows," from seguire, "to follow," from Latin sequi.