up-tempo
adjective Date: 1948 having a fast-moving tempo <
up-tempo music
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an aggressive up-tempo style of basketball
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  • Up tempo — bezeichnet im Jazz, Blues und Rhythm Blues ein Tempo, das schneller ist als 208 BPM. 208 BPM ist die schnellste Angabe in der Metronom Skala. Die genaue BPM Angabe eines Up Tempo Songs mit Hilfe eines herkömmlichen Metronoms ist demnach unmöglich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • up-tempo — adj moving or happening at a fast rate ▪ music with an up tempo beat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • up-tempo — adjective up tempo music has a fast beat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • up-tempo — [up′tem΄pō] adj., adv. in or at a fast tempo …   English World dictionary

  • up-tempo — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: up (II) + tempo : a fast moving tempo (as in jazz or popular music) * * * /up tem poh/, n., pl. up tempos, up tempi / pee/. a bouncy, fast tempo in music. [1945 50] * * * up temˈpo adjective Played or sung at a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • up-tempo — also uptempo ADJ: usu ADJ n An up tempo piece of music has a fast beat. ...an up tempo arrangement of Some Enchanted Evening …   English dictionary

  • up-tempo — /ˈʌp tɛmpoʊ / (say up tempoh) noun 1. a fast rhythm. –adjective 2. rhythmic; fast: *Patti was cast in numbers which were up tempo and bright. –bert newton, 1977 …   Australian English dictionary

  • up-tempo — adjective moving or happening at a fast rate: Music with an up tempo beat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • up-tempo — UK / US adjective music up tempo music has a fast beat …   English dictionary

  • up-tempo — /up tem poh/, n., pl. up tempos, up tempi / pee/. a bouncy, fast tempo in music. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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