glis•san•doPronunciation: (gli-sän'dō), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -diPronunciation: (-dē). [key]
performed with a gliding effect by sliding one or more fingers rapidly over the keys of a piano or strings of a harp.
a glissando passage.
(in string playing) a slide.
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