Definitions for pianofortepiˈæn əˌfɔrt, -ˌfoʊrt; piˌæn əˈfɔr ti, -teɪ, -ˈfoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. piano, pianoforte, forte-piano(noun)

    a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds


  1. pianoforte(Noun)

    A lesser used term for the piano (the musical instrument).

  2. Origin: piano, soft, quiet + forte, loud, strong; the instrument can be played both softly and loudly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pianoforte(adj)

    a well-known musical instrument somewhat resembling the harpsichord, and consisting of a series of wires of graduated length, thickness, and tension, struck by hammers moved by keys

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