tacet

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ta·cet \ ˈtā-sət , ˈta-sət ; ˈtä-ˌket \

Definition of tacet

used as a direction in music to indicate that an instrument is not to play during a movement or long section

Origin and Etymology of tacet

Latin, literally, (it) is silent, from tacēre to be silent — more at tacit


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