Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb Music To make a transition directly from one section or theme to another.
  • intransitive verb To move smoothly and unhesitatingly from one state, condition, situation, or element to another.
  • noun An act or instance of segueing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In music, same as attacca.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To move smoothly from one state or subject to another.
  • verb music To make a smooth transition from one theme to another.
  • verb of a disk jockey To play a sequence of records with no talk between them.
  • noun An instance of segueing, a transition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb proceed without interruption; in music or talk
  • noun the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Italian, there follows, third-person sing. present tense of seguire, to follow, from Vulgar Latin *sequere, from Latin sequī; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Italian seguire, "to follow", from Latin sequor; originally a musical term.

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  • See segway for a related discussion.

    March 12, 2008

  • a non-sensible leap of logic regarding yardsticks and logs in the fireplace.

    February 12, 2009

  • עבר ברצף ובאופן חלק (מקטע מוזיקלי אחד לשני, משלב לשלב, מנושא לנושא וכדומה)

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