What does tempo mean?

Definitions for tempo
ˈtɛm poʊtem·po

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tempo.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tempo, pacing(noun)

    (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played

  2. tempo, pace(noun)

    the rate of some repeating event

Wiktionary

  1. tempo(Noun)

    a frequency or rate

  2. tempo(Noun)

    a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him (the player gains a tempo, the opponent loses a tempo), or equivalently a player achieves the same result in fewer moves by one approach rather than another.

  3. tempo(Noun)

    timing of a particular event – earlier or later than in an alternative situation (as in chess example)

  4. tempo(Noun)

    The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting approximate rate of speed in written music (examples: allegro, andante)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tempo(noun)

    the rate or degree of movement in time

Freebase

  1. TEMPO

    oxyl, or oxidanyl or TEMPO is a chemical compound with the formula (CH2)3(CMe2)2NO. This heterocyclic compound is a red-orange, sublimable solid. As a stable radical, it has applications throughout chemistry and biochemistry. TEMPO was discovered by Lebedev and Kazarnowskii in 1960. It is prepared by oxidation of 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine. TEMPO is widely used as a radical trap, as a structural probe for biological systems in conjunction with electron spin resonance spectroscopy, as a reagent in organic synthesis, and as a mediator in controlled free radical polymerization. The stability of this radical is attributed to the steric protection provided by the four methyl groups adjacent to the nitroxyl group.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tempo

    tem′pō, n. (mus.) time, relative rapidity of rhythm. [It.]

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How to pronounce tempo?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tempo in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempo in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tempo in a Sentence

  1. Fellow Californian young gun Morikawa:

    My game throughout my entire life of playing golf has been staying really steady and sticking to my game plan, i have a smooth tempo. If I can stay like that tomorrow it should be pretty exciting.

  2. Matt Cullen:

    It's a pretty up-tempo, high-octane kind of hockey, and he brings that attitude every day, it's fun to see. That hasn't changed. He obviously loves the game and brings a lot of passion to the rink, and I think that rubs off on the player and the style of play that his teams play.

  3. Jordan Ford:

    Gonzaga likes to get out and run, they feed off energy, it was kind of like a home game for them and we had to slow the tempo.

  4. The Turkish Defense Ministry:

    Turkey is one of the countries most affected by DAESH's bloody activities and has fought against this terrorist organization both domestically and beyond its borders with increasing tempo and intensity.

  5. Andreas Bilicki:

    Doppel, as it stands, delivers two separate rhythms -- one high and one low. The high rhythm essentially delivers a rhythm which is higher than your resting heartbeat, and the lower one which is lower. And it works in a very similar way as to when you listen to upbeat or downbeat music. So, in the same way that upbeat music can excite you or bring you up, make you more alert; doppel does this. And it does the same thing with the downbeat tempo which you feel calming you down and even helping you into sleep.

Images & Illustrations of tempo

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