[ pee-uh-noh-luh ]
/ ˌpi əˈnoʊ lə /
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a brand of player piano.
(lowercase)Bridge. a hand, as a laydown, that is very easy to play.
(lowercase) something that is very easy to do or accomplish.
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How to use Pianola in a sentence
The family had evidently arrived, for the unmistakable sounds of a pianola were issuing from the house.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
We can read books for ourselves; and we can play a good deal of fine music for ourselves with the help of a pianola.A Treatise on Parents and Children|George Bernard Shaw
A landsman would have said that my progress resembled pumping a rhapsody on a pianola, or skiing in the Alps.
For a person who makes a habit of playing the pianola simply has to toddle the music out of his ankles.
There is one lamp and one table, and one stove, and unless papa plays the pianola there is nothing to do but talk.My War Experiences in Two Continents|Sarah Macnaughtan
British Dictionary definitions for Pianola
/ (pɪəˈnəʊlə) /
trademark a type of mechanical piano in which the keys are depressed by air pressure from bellows, this air flow being regulated by perforations in a paper rollAlso called: player piano
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