Pronunciation: (gli-sän'dō), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -diPronunciation: (-dē). [key] Music.
performed with a gliding effect by sliding one or more fingers rapidly over the keys of a piano or strings of a harp.
1. a glissando passage.
2. (in string playing) a slide.
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