Definition of rinforzando
: played with a sudden increase of force —used as a direction in music usually for special emphasis of a note, chord, or short phrase —abbreviation rf or rfz — compare sforzando
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Origin and Etymology of rinforzando
Italian, reinforcing, strengthening, verbal of rinforzare to reinforce, strengthen, from ri- re- (from Latin re-) + inforzare to enforce, strengthen, from Old Italian, from Middle French enforcier — more at enforce
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