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tem·po

 (tĕm′pō)
n. pl. tem·pos or tem·pi (-pē)
1. Music The speed at which music is or ought to be played, often indicated on written compositions by a descriptive or metronomic direction to the performer.
2. A characteristic rate or rhythm of activity; a pace: "the tempo and the feeling of modern life" (Robert L. Heilbroner).

[Italian, from Latin tempus, time.]

tempo

(ˈtɛmpəʊ)
n, pl -pos or -pi (-piː)
1. (Music, other) the speed at which a piece or passage of music is meant to be played, usually indicated by a musical direction (tempo marking) or metronome marking
2. rate or pace
[C18: from Italian, from Latin tempus time]

tem•po

(ˈtɛm poʊ)

n., pl. -pos, -pi (-pē).
1. the rate of speed of a musical passage or work, usu. indicated by printed direction, as largo, or by a metronome setting.
2. any characteristic rate, rhythm, or pattern: the tempo of city life.
[1680–90; < Italian < Latin tempus time]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tempo - (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
musical time - (music) the beat of musical rhythm
accelerando - a gradually increasing tempo of music; "my ear will not accept such violent accelerandos"
allegretto - a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
allegro - a brisk and lively tempo
andante - a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
meno mosso - played at reduced speed; less rapid
rubato - a flexible tempo; not strictly on the beat
2.tempo - the rate of some repeating event
beats per minute, bpm, M.M., metronome marking - the pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"

tempo

noun
1. speed, pace, velocity Both teams played with quality, pace and tempo.
2. pace, time, rate, beat, measure (Prosody), speed, metre, rhythm, cadence, pulse Elgar supplied his work with precise indications of tempo.

tempo

noun
Rate of motion or performance:
Informal: clip.
Translations
سُرْعَة الإيقاع
tempo
tempo
tempó
hraîi
temps

tempo

[ˈtempəʊ] N (tempos, (Mus) tempi (pl)) [ˈtempiː] (Mus) → tempo m (fig) → ritmo m

tempo

[ˈtɛmpəʊ] [tempos] (pl) [tempi] [ˈtɛmpiː] (pl) n
(MUSIC)tempo m
(= pace) [life, change] → rythme m

tempo

n (Mus, fig) → Tempo nt

tempo

[ˈtɛmpəʊ] n (tempi (pl)) [ˈtɛmpiː] (Mus) → tempo (fig) (of life) → ritmo
the busy tempo of city life → il ritmo veloce della vita di città

tempo

(ˈtempəu) plurals ˈtempos (music) ˈtempi (-piː) noun
the speed at which a piece of music should be or is played.
References in classic literature ?
Vostro amico," he repeated over and over again; and then, "Poco tempo, poco tempo, poco tempo
You should have waited, got yourself elected deputy, followed the politics of a party, sometimes down in the depths, at other times on the crest of the wave, and you should have taken, like Monsieur de Villele, the Italian motto 'Col tempo,' in other words,
I'm going to hurry,' said Claire, clenching her fists as two simultaneous bursts of song, in different keys and varying tempos, proceeded from the dining-room and kitchen.
E por fim, cabe a tentativa da resposta ao questionamento central deste ensaio: a regulamentacao da jornada de trabalho para enfermeiros, tecnicos e auxiliares significara tempo para mais trabalho ou tempo para viver?
Several literature reports show that the reaction of nitroxides and its derivatives with carbon-centered radicals can be a novel way to increase the scorch time and control the cure reactions by peroxide crosslinking [19], Although the scorch safety with DCP increases in the presence of TEMPO nitroxide, (DCP + TEMPO)-cured PDMS still suffers from the bad odor due to the faster decomposition of DCP at high temperatures.
The completion of characterization and calibration of the TEMPO spectrometer is a critical milestone in the development of our fundamental atmospheric pollution mission, which is a result of collaboration among Ball Aerospace, NASA's Langley Research Center, and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory" said Kelly Chance, TEMPO Principal Investigator, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
96-97), em particular a Historia contemporanea viria encerrar a construcao de uma longa linha do tempo e "celebrar a aptidao dos historiadores ocidentais para apresentar um quadro coerente e global do mundo dos seculos XIX e XX, para ser os guias naturais da Historia africana, asiatica ou americana".
Posteriormente os estudos com lesoes trouxeram novas evidencias, confirmando que o processo neural de estimativa de tempo e dependente da integridade do CPFDL.
Muhammad Mujtaba Haider: We offered the Earth Tempo amenities to corporate and long-stay guests at our hotel, because they are in the best position to give valued feedback.
Por sua vez, o tempo de reacao e definido como indicador da velocidade de processamento de informacao (Schmidt e Wrisberg, 2001).
TM added that the acquisition of Folio will support continued revenue growth for Tempo products.
Trata-se nao tanto de regulamentar o emprego do tempo e de quadricular o espaco, mas sim de obter uma disponibilidade permanente para que o maximo de tempo seja consagrado a realizacao dos objetivos fixados e, alem disso, a um engajamento total para o sucesso da empresa (Gaulejac, 2007, pp.