Riff



noun
1.
a melodic phrase, often constantly repeated, forming an accompaniment or part of an accompaniment for a soloist.
verb (used without object)
2.
to perform riffs.
verb (used with object), Informal.
1.
rif.
noun, plural Riffs, Riffi
[rif-ee] /ˈrɪf i/ (Show IPA). (especially collectively) Riff.
1.
a member of the Berber people living in Er Rif in northern Morocco.
2.
Er Rif.
verb (used with object), riffed, riffing. Informal.
1.
to discharge (a person) from military or civil service, especially as part of an economy program.
noun
1.
Er
[er] /ɛr/ (Show IPA) a mountainous coastal region in N Morocco.
noun
1.
(in jazz or rock music) a short series of chords
verb
2.
(intransitive) to play or perform riffs in jazz or rock music
3.
(informal) to speak amusingly or make (amusing comments or remarks)
noun
1.
(pl) Rifs, Riffs, Rifis, Rif, Riff, Rifi. a member of a Berber people, inhabiting the Atlas Mountains in Morocco
2.
Also called Rifian, Riffian (ˈrɪfɪən). the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
3.
See Er Rif
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file format
Microsoft’s equivalent to the Amiga’s IFF files format. RIFF is used for WAV and AVI files.
(1995-04-21)
RIF
1.
reduction in force
2.
resistance-inducing factor

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