noun, plural ritornellos, ritornelli
[rit-er-nel-ee; Italian ree-tawr-nel-lee] /ˌrɪt ərˈnɛl i; Italian ˌri tɔrˈnɛl li/ (Show IPA). Music.
an orchestral interlude between arias, scenes, or acts in 17th-century opera.
a tutti section in a concerto grosso, aria, etc.
noun (music) (pl) -los, -li (-liː)
an orchestral passage between verses of an aria or song
a ripieno passage in a concerto grosso
adjective 1. of or relating to the theology of Albrecht Ritschl (1822–89), who developed a liberal Christian theology and maintained that religious faith is based on value judgments. noun 2. a supporter of Ritschlian theology.
noun, plural ritter, ritters. 1. a knight. 2. a member of the lowest order of nobility in Germany or Austria. noun 1. Joseph Elmer, 1891–1967, U.S. cardinal. 2. Woodward Maurice (“Tex”) 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
noun 1. a mikvah.
verb (used without object), ritualized, ritualizing. 1. to practice ritualism. verb (used with object), ritualized, ritualizing. 2. to make into a ritual: to ritualize the serving of tea. 3. to convert (someone) to ritualism; impose ritualism upon. verb 1. (intransitive) to engage in ritualism or devise rituals 2. (transitive) to make (something) into a ritual