largo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj largo very slow in tempo and broad in manner
    • adv largo slowly and broadly
    • n largo (music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a. & adv Largo (Mus) Slow or slowly; -- more so than adagio; next in slowness to grave, which is also weighty and solemn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Largo In music, slow: noting a passage to be rendered in slow tempo and broad, dignified style.
    • n Largo A movement intended to be performed in such tempo and style.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Largo lär′gō (mus.) slow in time
    • n Largo a movement to be performed in such style
    • n Largo a movement in somewhat slow time
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It., large, L. largus, See Large

Usage

In literature:

In the dusky depths of the woods the thrush sings his thrilling, largo appassionato, requiem to the dying day.
"Some Summer Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
This village in ruins is called to-day the Pueblo Largo, and the name is not inappropriate.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
The Largo is like running a little twenty-horse-power steam mill, and selling to the home grocers.
"A Certain Rich Man" by William Allen White
The next restaurant as regards comfort, cleanliness, and cuisine is the Cafe Tavares, situated in the Rua Largo de S. Roque.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
He was Rynch Brodie, and he had been traveling on the Largo Drift with his mother.
"Star Hunter" by Andre Alice Norton
Born in 1676 at Largo in Fifeshire, he was the seventh son of John Selcraig, a shoemaker.
"The Pirates' Who's Who" by Philip Gosse
Complete in one largo volume.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
The 'Largo' or the greatest of all oratorios, his 'Messiah'?
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
He lived in the Largo di Porta S. Martino, in an old house of two stories.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Her whole talk now is o' the Largo man, and the wonderfu' love he has for her, and the untelling love she has for him.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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In poetry:

En mar sin playas onda sonante,
En el vacio cometa errante,
Largo lamento
Del ronco viento,
Ansia perpetua de algo mejor,
Eso soy yo.
"Rimas XV" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Oh! guai nascer poeta ove la Musa
Non trova il pane per nudrire i figli!
Ove ogni sciocco delle labbra abusa
Per esser largo solo di consigli!
"In Morte Di Emilio Praga" by Ferdinando Fontana
Solcata ho fronte, occhi incavati intenti,
Crin fulvo, emunte guance, ardito aspetto,
Labbro tumido acceso, e tersi denti,
Capo chino, bel collo, e largo petto;
"Solcata Ho Fronte" by Ugo Foscolo
CHORUS. -- AFFETTUOSO. -- LARGO.
Ye shady walks, ye waving greens,
Ye nodding towers, ye fairy scenes --
Let all your echoes now deplore That she who form'd your beauties is no more.
"Threnodia Augustalis: Overture - Pastorale" by Oliver Goldsmith

In news:

Rachel Brown used her lunch hour to stop by the AMC theaters in Largo, Md.
A Fantasy Car Weekend At Key Largo 's Ocean Reef Club.
Largo roadway plans move forward.
Impact of closing Key Largo intersection being reviewed.
Sunrise, as seen from Key Largo .
Ann Romney speaks at a campaign event in Largo , Florida.
Ann Romney and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi hug at a Romney/Ryan campaign event in Largo , Florida.
Police have arrested and charged an Upper Marlboro man in connection with the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old in Largo early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Prince George's County police have identified the man shot and killed in the Largo area early Tuesday morning as 27-year-old Ishmael Boakye, authorities said.
Police investigate fatal shooting in Largo .
Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting in a Largo neighborhood.
TRACI SAYS SHE FOUND THIS CUTIE AT LARGO AND ABERCORN.
Police in Prince George's County are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash early Thursday morning that continues to tie up traffic in Largo .
Celebrity chef Timothy Dean opening burger joint in Largo .
Celebrity Chef Timothy Dean is to open his Timothy Dean Burger restaurant this month at the Boulevard at the Capital Centre complex in Largo .
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In science:

Tomamos un vector V en P y lo transportamos a lo largo de a.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF) - Osservatorio Ast rofisico di Arcetri, Largo E.
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey. Chandra Point-Source Catalogs
Dipartimento di Matematica, Universit`a di Pisa, Largo B.
Monotone paths in random hypergraphs
A lo largo de este trabajo de tesis realizaremos un abuso de notación y usaremos el mismo símbolo ˆ{}, de las funciones para la transformada de Fourier y su inversa (i.e. eliminaremos el “gorro”, transformadas), salvo cuando haya riesgo de confusión.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Esta decisión se tomó para no complicar la notación a lo largo de la tesis.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
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