What does tempo mean?

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ˈtɛm poʊtem·po

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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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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. Craig Alia:

    Destiny 6, so what you have is an inexperienced maintenance group that has to support a high tempo of flight hours, and it has a wear and tear on the force.

  2. 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.

  3. Mark Galeotti:

    It is clear that this is a process that has been taking place over time, it is not just about throwing money and people into it. It is the tempo and the aggressiveness that is at the height of Cold War levels.

  4. Jeff Van Gundy:

    I just don't think Cleveland has the firepower to win shootuts, so it's going to have to be grind-it-out games where the tempo is controlled and to do that you have got to have smart, tough guys on the floor.

  5. Eric Gordon:

    That is very important in every game, to get that fast start and create that tempo, we wanted to play fast.

Images & Illustrations of tempo

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