Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of alto.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Cathedral Choir boys affirmed that "our altos are a couple of squeaks beside her."

    In the Wilderness

  • "thump section," which was what the trombonists and snare drummers and the other aristocrats of the band call the altos, I had all the fun and adventures that a high-priced musician could have had, and was perfectly happy.

    Homeburg Memories

  • La fiebre de “crepúsculo” no podría estar más caliente. ‘true blood’ está cosechando los ratings más altos de HBO en años, y los libros de Charlaine Harris, las novelas ‘Sookie Stackhouse’ en los cuales se basa el programa de televisión, actualmente sostienen el octavo lugar entre los 20 en la lista del New York Times Best Seller.

    VAMPIROS DE CREPUSCULO Y OTROS FAMOSOS VAMPIROS SON PARODEADOS EN “TRANSYLMANIA” | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

  • E volto não tão crazy como antes, com o beneplácito dos leitores e pelo voto direto, mas com a minha melhor qualidade: a capacidade ilimitada de irritar petralhas até dos mais altos escalões.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: The Character Assassination of a Presidential Candidate

  • What's most remarkable, though, is how they blend with the altos and sopranos and mezzos as a cohesive unit that together frames and forms sweet melodies.

    Danny Groner: Voca People: Music from a Foreign Land

  • The problem is that the soprano line, with its frequent ascension to high F, is too high for unison singing — the altos and basses in the congregation can't comfortably get up that high, which would be OK if congregations read parts, but they don't.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • If you hang around me long enough, you will probably see me smite something with my fist and hear me thunder (inasmuch as altos of my size can thunder), "Parallel structure: it's a privilege, not a right!"

    mrissa: Structure: against Euclid

  • Un país en el que delincuentes como Fujimori están notificados de que sus crímenes no quedarán impunes, más allá de los altos cargos que puedan ocupar en el Estado.

    Global Voices in English » Peru: Ex-President Fujimori Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

  • If you hang around me long enough, you will probably see me smite something with my fist and hear me thunder (inasmuch as altos of my size can thunder), "Parallel structure: it's a privilege, not a right!"

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • The problem is that the soprano line, with its frequent ascension to high F, is too high for unison singing — the altos and basses in the congregation can't comfortably get up that high, which would be OK if congregations read parts, but they don't.

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