Sol-faed
Sol-fa Sol`-fa", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol-faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol-faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order. [1913 Webster]

Yet can I neither solfe ne sing. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sol faed — v. sing the notes of the gamut …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sol-fa — [sōl΄fä′] n. [It solfa < sol + fa: see GAMUT] 1. the syllables do (formerly ut), re, mi, fa, sol (or so), la, ti (or si), do (or ut), used to represent the tones of a scale, regardless of its key 2. the use of these syllables, as in vocal… …   English World dictionary

  • Sol-fa — v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order. [19 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sol-faing — Sol fa Sol fa , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sol faed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sol faing}.] [It. solfa the gamut, from the syllables fa, sol.] To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sol-fa — sol faist, n. /sohl fah , sohl fah /, n., v., sol faed, sol faing. n. 1. Music. the set of syllables, do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti, sung to the respective tones of the scale. All but do and ti are attributed to Guido d Arezzo. 2. the system of …   Universalium

  • sol-fa — [ sɒlfα:] noun short for tonic sol fa. verb (sol fas, sol faing, sol faed) sing using the sol fa syllables …   English new terms dictionary

  • sol-fa — [[t]ˌsoʊlˈfɑ, ˈsoʊlˌfɑ[/t]] n. v. faed, fa•ing 1) mad the musical syllables do, re, me, fa, sol, la, and ti, sung to the ascending tones of a diatonic scale 2) mad solmization 3) mad to use sol fa syllables in singing • Etymology: 1560–70 sol… …   From formal English to slang

  • SOL-FA — n. & v. n. = SOLMIZATION; (cf. tonic sol fa). v.tr. ( fas, faed) sing (a tune) with sol fa syllables. Etymology: SOL(1) + FA …   Useful english dictionary

  • Solfège — In music, solfège (] If, at a certain point, the key of a piece modulates, then it is necessary to change the solfège syllables at that point. For example, if a piece begins in C major, then C is initially sung on do , D on re , etc.. If, however …   Wikipedia

  • Fuite d'information — La fuite d information, appelée aussi fuite de données, peut être soit une déperdition soit une divulgation inopportune de données ce qui met en cause la sécurité matérielle et juridique de l information. Elle peut être spontanée, involontaire ou …   Wikipédia en Français

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