Waltz
Waltz \Waltz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waltzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waltzing}.] To dance a waltz. [1913 Webster]

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  • Waltz — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christoph Waltz (* 1956), deutsch österreichischer Schauspieler Jean Jacques Waltz (1873–1951), elsässischer Grafiker, Zeichner und Heimatforscher (Künstlernamen Hansi) Kenneth Waltz (* 1924), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waltz — [wôlts] n. [abbrev. < Ger walzer < walzen, to roll, dance about, waltz: for IE base see WALK] 1. a ballroom dance for couples, in moderate 3/4 time with marked accent on the first beat of the measure 2. music for this dance or in its… …   English World dictionary

  • Waltz — Waltz, n. [G. walzer, from walzen to roll, revolve, dance, OHG. walzan to roll; akin to AS. wealtan. See {Welter}.] A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple measure for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waltz — waltz; waltz·er; …   English syllables

  • waltz — ► NOUN ▪ a dance in triple time performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor. ► VERB 1) dance a waltz. 2) move or act lightly, casually, or inconsiderately. ORIGIN German Walzer, from walzen …   English terms dictionary

  • Waltz — Hypocoristique de Walter (voir ce nom). Variante : Walz …   Noms de famille

  • waltz — англ. [уо/лс] Walzer нем. [ва/льцэр] вальс …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • waltz — → vals …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Waltz — The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance in audio|3 4 rhythm metre meter time measure.ogg|3/4 time, performed primarily in closed position. HistoryThe peasants of Bavaria, Tyrol, and Styria began dancing a dance called Walzer, a dance for couples,… …   Wikipedia

  • waltz — waltzer, n. waltzlike, adj. /wawlts/, n. 1. a ballroom dance, in moderately fast triple meter, in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat. 2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance. 3. Informal …   Universalium

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