from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Music In moderate tempo that is slower than allegretto but faster than andante. Used chiefly as a direction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at a moderate tempo
- n. A passage having this mark
- adv. played in this style
- adj. describing a passage having this mark
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- With a moderate degree of quickness; moderately.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, at a moderate pace or tempo; when combined with other terms, moderately: as, allegro moderato, moderately fast. Abbreviated modern
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of tempo) moderate
Italian, from Latin moderātus, moderate; see moderate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)