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Wordnet 3.0


1. gradually decreasing in tempo;
[syn: rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rit.]


1. slowing down;
- Example: "this passage should be played rallentando"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rallentando \Ral`len*tan"do\ (r[aum]l`l[e^]n*t[aum]n"d[-o]), a. [It.] (Mus.) Slackening; -- a direction to perform a passage with a gradual decrease in time and force; ritardando. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rallentando adv 1: slowing down; "this passage should be played rallentando" adj 1: gradually decreasing in tempo [syn: rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rit.]