[pawr-tuh-men-toh, pohr-; Italian pawr-tah-men-taw] /ˌpɔr təˈmɛn toʊ, ˌpoʊr-; Italian ˌpɔr tɑˈmɛn tɔ/
noun, plural portamenti
[pawr-tuh-men-tee, pohr-; Italian pawr-tah-men-tee] /ˌpɔr təˈmɛn ti, ˌpoʊr-; Italian ˌpɔr tɑˈmɛn ti/ (Show IPA), portamentos. Music.
a passing or gliding from one pitch or tone to another with a smooth progression.
noun (pl) -ti (-tɪ)
(music) a smooth slide from one note to another in which intervening notes are not separately discernible Compare glissando
[pawr-tns, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tns, ˈpoʊr-/ noun, Archaic. 1. bearing; behavior.
[an-juh-luh s] /ˈæn dʒə ləs/ noun 1. a city in NW Washington, on the Juan de Fuca Strait.
- Pork up
verb phrase To put on weight; fatten oneself: Jeff Daniels porked up for Dumb & Dumber role (1990s+)
- Pork scratchings
plural noun 1. small pieces of crisply cooked pork crackling, eaten cold as an appetizer with drinks