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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A large musical instrument consisting of a keyboard that operates felt-covered hammers that strike steel wire strings to make sound. Also: In music, soft, quiet.

Usage examples (40)
  • Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • The piano passages in the composition
  • In 2D NMR, the chemical "piano" is hit with pulses of varying lengths and intervals.
  • I guess they only had the track and -- I don't know, I guess, what you call the piano or something. for more
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