[len-toh; Italian len-taw] /ˈlɛn toʊ; Italian ˈlɛn tɔ/ Music.
to be performed slowly
noun (pl) -tos
a movement or passage performed in this way
“slowly” (musical direction), 1724, from Italian lento “slow,” from Latin lentus “flexible, pliant, slow, sluggish” (see lithe). Related: Lentissimo.
[len-toid] /ˈlɛn tɔɪd/ adjective 1. having the shape of a biconvex lens. noun 2. a lentoid body.
[lent] /lɛnt/ noun 1. (in the Christian religion) an annual season of fasting and penitence in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday and lasting 40 weekdays to Easter, observed by Roman Catholic, Anglican, and certain other churches. /lɛnt/ verb 1. the past tense and past participle of lend /lɛnt/ noun 1. (Christianity) the period […]
- Lent term
noun 1. the spring term at Cambridge University and some other educational establishments
[len-yuh, leyn-] /ˈlɛn yə, ˈleɪn-/ noun 1. Lotte [lot-ee;; German law-tuh] /ˈlɒt i;; German ˈlɔ tə/ (Show IPA), (Karoline Blamauer) 1900–81, Austrian actress and singer, in the U.S. after 1935 (wife of Kurt Weill). /ˈlɛnjə/ noun 1. Lotte (ˈlɒtɪ), original name Caroline Blamauer. 1900–81, Austrian singer and actress, associated esp with the songs of her […]