Definition Of tempo


(in South Asia) a light three-wheeled delivery van.

the rate or speed of motion or activity; pace.

the tempo of life dictated by a heavy workload

the speed at which a passage of music is or should be played.

Listening to music with a slow tempo helps calm the mind.

Example Of tempo

  • Clapping her hands she set the tempo for the music.

  • Had I been allowed to up the tempo it might have been a different result.

  • He forced the pace and tempo of the affair throughout.

  • He is constantly looking to dictate the tempo .

  • He wants to maintain the tempo of his activities at a high level.

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