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
The playing was crisp and fresh, and Preu's tempos had wonderful momentum.
Floyd's not a leader either, but Floyd is closer to the tempo, to the pulse.
Limp Wrist ease up on the throttle, and the slightly less frenzied tempos let Sorrondeguy deliver his passionate lyrics slowly enough to be comprehensible even to someone who's never seen a basement show.
For the Air Force, however, the high tempo of combat operations began 26 years ago, with enforcement of the no-fly zone in Iraq after Desert Storm.
Strode’s workout was intense, including an up-tempo set of squats, tricep dips and lunges.
Tallon said the Panthers didn’t make Jagr an offer because new coach Bob Boughner wants an up-tempo, faster, in-your-face attack, traits that the certain Hall of Famer didn’t necessarily need to amass 765 goals, the third most in NHL history.
Zepp Golf's swing tracker attaches to your golf glove and measures your club plane, club speed, tempo and backswing length.
Orlando Pride players pushed each other during an up tempo Fourth of July training session, challenging each other after a two-day break.
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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
Definition of tempo 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
Definition of tempo for Students
Word Root of tempo
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