noun, plural scherzos, scherzi
[skert-see] /ˈskɛrt si/ (Show IPA). Music.
a movement or passage of light or playful character, especially as the second or third movement of a sonata or a symphony.
noun (pl) -zos, -zi (-tsiː)
a brisk lively movement, developed from the minuet, with a contrastive middle section (a trio) See minuet (sense 2)
[skhey-vuh n-ing-uh n] /ˈsxeɪ vənˌɪŋ ən/ noun 1. a town in the W Netherlands, near The Hague: seaside resort.
[skyah-puh-rel-ee or especially for 1, skap-uh-rel-ee, shap-; Italian skyah-pah-rel-lee] /ˌskyɑ pəˈrɛl i or especially for 1, ˌskæp əˈrɛl i, ˌʃæp-; Italian ˌskyɑ pɑˈrɛl li/ noun 1. Elsa [el-sah] /ˈɛl sɑ/ (Show IPA), 1890–1973, French fashion designer, born in Italy. 2. Giovanni Virginio [jaw-vahn-nee veer-jee-nyaw] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni virˈdʒi nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1835–1910, Italian astronomer. Schiaparelli /Italian […]
noun 1. a large crater in the SW quadrant of the moon, about 227 kilometres (141 miles) in diameter
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a diphtheria immunity test in which diphtheria toxoid is injected intracutaneously, nonimmunity being indicated by an inflammation at the injection site. noun 1. (med) a skin test to determine immunity to diphtheria: a dilute diphtheria toxin is injected into the skin; within two or three days a red inflamed area will develop […]