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Noun
/ˈtempō/,
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tempi, plural; tempos, plural;
  1. The speed at which a passage of music is or should be played

  2. The rate or speed of motion or activity; pace
    • - the tempo of life dictated by a heavy workload

  1. (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
  2. the rate of some repeating event
  3. In musical terminology, tempo (Italian for time, plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece. It is a crucial element of composition, as it can affect the mood and difficulty of a piece.
  4. In the card game of bridge, tempo refers to the advantage of being on lead, thus having the initiative of developing tricks for one's side .
  5. Tempo, (also known as Vidal & Sohn Tempo-Werke GmbH), was a German automobile manufacturer based in Hamburg. The company was founded by Oscar Vidal in 1924.
  6. Tempo Networks, LLC is a pan-Caribbean television channel broadcasting the music and culture of the Caribbean. Programming includes music videos, news, dramas, and documentaries addressing all aspects of Caribbean life. ...
  7. In chess, tempo refers to a "turn" or single move. When a player achieves a desired result in one fewer move, he "gains a tempo" and conversely when he takes one more move than necessary he "loses a tempo. ...
  8. Tempo is a fictional, African-American mutant villain in the Marvel Comics universe. She was first introduced as a member of the Mutant Liberation Front in the comic title New Mutants, when Rob Liefeld took over as the penciller of that series. ...
  9. a frequency or rate; a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him; The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting ...
  10. 1. A steady, hard, but not too hard pace, set at the front of a group of riders. Sometimes a faster tempo will be set for the peloton to make up time. 2. A cycling workout effort level, tempo is below time-trial effort, but above aerobic pace. It's often the pace you can hold for an hour or so. ...
  11. The "speed" at which a piece is played, from largo (very slowly) to prestissimo (extremely fast).
  12. A unit of time in positional development equal to half a roll.
  13. The rate of speed of a musical composition.
  14. the speed of a composition. (The director told the students to play the song at a faster tempo.)
  15. Refers to the speed of the list, usually written as a number with four digits – 1234; the first number represents eccentric motion, second number represents isometric hold, third number represents concentric contraction and the last number represents the pause between each rep.
  16. The pace of a group of riders out on the road, such as a breakaway or peloton.
  17. As in music, time. Plural, tempi. In chess, there are basically three elements - space, time and material. Space and material are self-evident. Time, however, is more subtle. Initially, White, having the first move, has a time advantage (and thus, the initiative). ...
  18. return to the previous tempo after change(s).
  19. The rate of speed at which a musical composition is performed. Tempo is indicated by a tempo marking (usually in Italian), which describes the general speed (and often the mood) of a piece or section. Allegro (fast), andante (fairly slow) and adagio (slow) are common tempo markings.
  20. The speed of a piece of music.
  21. the speed of the beat or the rhythm of a piece of music. There are infinite choices for tempo, with many subtle variations. In classical music, Italian words are used to denote various tempi, including slow (adagio), fast (allegro), moderate (moderato), very fast (presto). ...
  22. The pace or speed of speech and also the degree to which individual sounds are fully articulated or blurred together. The faster the tempo, the more likely sounds will blur or elide.
  23. defined and discussed in lecture 1, part 3: What are "Movements" in Classical and Romantic Music? Here's the Short Cut.
  24. moderately high rate of cadence or speed; also cruising speed.
  25. Distribution over time, within a cohort or a generation, of demographic events corresponding to the phenomenon being analysed.