"piano" in the noun sense
1. piano, pianoforte, forte-piano
a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
2. piano, pianissimo
music) low loudness
"piano" in the adjective sense
1. piano, soft
used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft in a quiet, subdued tone
"the piano passages in the composition"
"piano" in the adverb sense
1. piano, softly
used as a direction in music to be played relatively softly
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