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
Both also rely heavily on tone: his photographs, with shadow and hue; his music, with tempo and chord progression.
However, eight different Spartans had quarterback hurries, a decent showing against Bowling Green’s up-tempo offense.
In the Pacers’ up-tempo system, Oladipo can exploit his speed as one of the league’s fastest baseline-to-baseline players.
None of the Cards’ defensive backs had an answer for Wake Forest’s up-tempo passing game.
On closer inspection, this is a protest song of sorts disguised as a lush '80s throwback mid-tempo ballad.
Arizona likes to push the tempo and uses mostly zone blocking.
Without Paul, who prefers a deliberate attack, James Harden played to his strengths — a rapid-fire tempo and dismantling defenders in isolation — to lead a thrilling victory.
Arizona is setting up a dangerous passing attack with its running prowess, and that high-tempo spread offense has been an increasing nightmare in recent weeks.
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Origin and Etymology of tempo
First Known Use: circa 1724See Words from the same year
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