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- adj. superlative form of forte: most forte.
- adv. superlative form of forte: most forte.
- adv. The musical notation indicating that the piece is played louder than fortissimo.
- n. The dynamic sign indicating that the piece should be played louder than fortissimo. Abbreviation: fff.
Then there are two abrupt, but soft, short chords that will represent, to the imaginative, the quick fixing of the eagle's heart on some prey beneath; and there follows a sudden precipitation down the keyboard, _fortississimo_, that represents the thunderous swoop of the eagle with startling effect.
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