Examples of tempo in a Sentence
The song has a slow tempo.
The composition has many changes of tempo.
We walked at a fast tempo.
The tempo of the game slowed down.
The dance starts out fast and then switches tempo.
Recent Examples of tempo from the Web
However, Golden State’s blueprint without Curry — slow down the tempo, ratchet up the defensive intensity and roll its offense through Durant — has been far less successful since Curry tweaked his right ankle March 8 against the Spurs.
The process is in its embryonic stages and, in the early going, Lindgren said Monday there were some growing pains as the offense pushes to its new tempo.
Subtle details of tempo and phrasing kept everything sounding spontaneous, aided at each turn by the BSO’s supple response.
At the morning show, Saraste kept to a fairly strict tempo, limiting Hadelich’s ability to tug at Britten’s free-floating lines; yet the second movement had an anxious, sweaty force.
And the big thing the Huskers are working on is speeding up their tempo.
Even Alex Gordon, who spent all spring struggling to find his tempo at the plate, logged an extra-base hit with a double to left field.
Every project has its own personality and its own tempo.
Virginia milks the shot-clock, and forces teams to play at its plodding tempo.
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Origin and Etymology of tempo
First Known Use: circa 1724See Words from the same year
TEMPO Defined for English Language Learners
: the speed at which a musical piece is played or sung
: the speed at which something moves or happens
TEMPO Defined for Kids
Word Root of tempo
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