[ smawrt-sahn-doh; Italian zmawr-tsahn-daw ]
/ smɔrtˈsɑn doʊ; Italian zmɔrˈtsɑn dɔ /
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fading away; dying out (a musical direction).
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Origin of smorzando
1790–1800; <Italian, gerund of smorzare to extinguish
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