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Definition of "arco" []

  • Music With a bow. Used chiefly as a direction to indicate the resumption of bowing after a pizzicato passage. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arco" in a sentence
  • "Pizzicato is a term that tells a string player to pluck the strings (so basically not use the bow until he sees the term "arco")."
  • "Another example of herbal treatment for eczema is Pau D'arco which is often referred to as the herb that has immunity enhancing properties."
  • ""Interstellar Signals" had more gravitas, with Mr. Colley playing arco bass and Mr. Rogers extracting theremin-like sounds from his floorboard electronics set-up."