from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A direction for the performer to return and recommence from the sign �.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, to the sign: a direction to the performer that he must return to that portion of the piece marked with the sign , and conclude with the first double bar which follows, or go on to the word Fine, or the pause .
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