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ca·lan·do

 (kə-län′dō)
adv. & adj. Music
With a gradual decrease in volume and often tempo. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, present participle of calare, to slacken, from Latin calāre, from Greek khalān.]

calando

(kəˈlændəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music (to be performed) with gradually decreasing tone and speed
[Italian: dropping, from calare to lower, to drop]

calando

getting gradually slower and quieter
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Adj.1.calando - gradually decreasing in tempo and volume
decreasing - music
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