Definition of Tacet

1. v. impers. It is silent; -- a direction for a vocal or instrumental part to be silent during a whole movement.



Definition of Tacet

1. Verb. (music) instruction indicating silence on the part of the performers of a piece ¹

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Definition of Tacet

1. be silent -- used as a musical direction [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tacet

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tabus
tac
tacahout
tacahouts
tacamahac
tacamahaca
tacamahacs
tacan
tacans
tacaribe complex viruses
tacaribe virus
tacaud
tace
taces
tacet (current term)
tach
tach up
tacharanite
tache
tache blanche
tache cerebrale
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tacheometers
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tachetic

Literary usage of Tacet

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1. Sancti Aurelii Augustini Episcopi De Civitate Dei Libri XXII. by Augustinus, (1877)
"... Abrahae circumcisio postea est im- perata, sacra historia tacet. ... homines non tacet; quod et in duobus primis fratribus ..."

2. Compendium of Modern Civil Law by Ferdinand Mackeldey (1845)
"... doubtless misled the juriste» into regarding the rule. "qui tacet consentit," as of t >o sweeping a nature; the consequence of which wa. ..."

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