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piano

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Adjective piano has 1 sense
  1. piano, soft - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
    Antonyms: forte, loud, fortemente, fortissimo
Adverbial piano has 1 sense
  1. piano, softly - used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly
    Antonyms: forte, loudly
    Derived from adjective piano1
Noun piano has 2 senses
  1. piano, pianoforte, forte-piano - a stringed instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    --1 is a kind of stringed instrument; percussion instrument, percussive instrument
    --1 has parts:
     fall board, fall-board; keyboard; piano keyboard, fingerboard, clavier; soft pedal; sounding board, soundboard; sustaining pedal, loud pedal
    --1 has particulars:
     grand piano, grand; mechanical piano, Pianola, player piano; upright, upright piano
  2. piano, pianissimo - (music) low loudness
    --2 is a kind of softness
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