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noun, plural strette
[stret-ey] /ˈstrɛt eɪ/ (Show IPA), strettas. Music.
a concluding passage played at a faster tempo.


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  • Stretto

    noun, plural stretti [stret-ee] /ˈstrɛt i/ (Show IPA), strettos. Music. 1. the close overlapping of statements of the subject in a fugue, each voice entering immediately after the preceding one. noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tiː) 1. (in a fugue) the close overlapping of two parts or voices, the second one entering before the first has […]

  • Streusel

    noun 1. a topping for coffeecake, consisting of crumbs of blended sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter, and chopped nutmeats. noun 1. (mainly US) a crumbly topping for rich pastries

  • Streuselkuchen

    [German shtroi-zuh l-koo-khuh n; English stroo-zuh l-koo-khuh n, -kuh n, stroi-] /German ˈʃtrɔɪ zəlˌku xən; English ˈstru zəlˌku xən, -kən, ˈstrɔɪ-/ noun 1. coffeecake topped with streusel.

  • Strew

    verb (used with object), strewed, strewn [stroon] /strun/ (Show IPA) or strewed, strewing. 1. to let fall in separate pieces or particles over a surface; scatter or sprinkle: to strew seed in a garden bed. 2. to cover or overspread (a surface, place, etc.) with something scattered or sprinkled: to strew a floor with sawdust. […]

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