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ˈprɛs toʊPRESTO

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prestoadverb

    (of tempo) very fast

  2. prestoadverb


    "Presto! begone! 'tis here again"- Swift

  3. prestoadverb

    at a very fast tempo (faster than allegro)


  1. prestonoun

    A pair of fives as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em

  2. prestoadverb

    Very fast or quickly; a directive for the musician(s) to play in a very quick tempo.

  3. prestointerjection

    Used by magicians when performing a trick; ta-da; voilà.

    So I put my hand into the hat and presto! Out comes a rabbit!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestoadjective

    quickly; immediately; in haste; suddenly

    Etymology: [It. or Sp. presto quick, quickly. See Prest, a.]

  2. Prestoadjective

    quickly; rapidly; -- a direction for a quick, lively movement or performance; quicker than allegro, or any rate of time except prestissimo

    Etymology: [It. or Sp. presto quick, quickly. See Prest, a.]


  1. Presto

    Presto is the purpose-built layout engine of the Opera web browser for a decade. It was released on 28 January 2003 in Opera 7, for Windows, after several public betas and technical previews. It remained in use until Opera 12.15, when the browser's developer Opera Software ASA began phasing Presto out of its products in favor of the WebKit layout engine and V8 JavaScript engine combined with a modified Chromium browser. Presto is a dynamic engine. Webpages could be re-rendered completely or partially in response to DOM events. Its releases saw a number of bug fixes and optimizations to improve the speed of the ECMAScript engine. It is proprietary software only available as a part of the Opera browsers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Presto

    pres′to, adv. quick: at once: (mus.) quickly, quicker than allegro:—superl. Prestis′simo. [It.,—L. præsto, ready.]

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Anagrams for PRESTO »

  1. poster, repost, repots, respot, sprote, topers, tropes

  2. Repost

  3. Repots

  4. Respot

  5. Topers

  6. Tropes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRESTO in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRESTO in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of PRESTO in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    sii te stesso! il coraggio di rispettare se stessi prima di chiunque altro! rispetto di sé è il precursore di coraggio. la maggior parte delle persone si rendono conto ben presto che uno dei maggiori rimpianti della vita sta cedendo ai desideri degli altri, invece di fare quello che il loro cuore desidera di più, e non essere se stessi. così essere se stessi, e non sarai mai rimpianto.

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    a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
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