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fer•ma•ta



Pronunciation: (fer-mä'tu; It.fer-mä'tä), [key]
n.,
pl. -tas, It. -tePronunciation: (-te). [key]
Music.
1. the sustaining of a note, chord, or rest for a duration longer than the indicated time value, with the length of the extension at the performer's discretion.
2. a symbol placed over a note, chord, or rest indicating a fermata.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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