alto alto  /ˈæl toʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or being the lowest female voice
  2. (adj) of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
  3. (n) the lowest female singing voice
  4. (n) the highest adult male singing voice
  5. (n) (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
  6. (n) the pitch range of the lowest female voice
  7. (adj) (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
  8. (n) a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • His Fox News bio notes that he plays flute, alto flute, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax and guitar.

News

  1. Palo Alto bids farewell to popular planning director

    by Gennady Sheyner Palo Alto on Monday gave an emotional sendoff to Planning Director Curtis Williams, whose mild-mannered leadership, passion for community engagement and encyclopedic knowledge of local zoning laws won praise from even some of the city's most vehement land-use critics.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

  2. Alto Ventures Granted Exploration License for Oxford Lake Property

    Alto Ventures Granted Exploration License for Oxford Lake Property
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Alto Increases Land Holdings to 35,300 Hectares on Its 100% Owned Oxford Lake Property, Manitoba

    Alto Ventures Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has increased the land position of its 100% owned Oxford Lake Property to approximately 35,300 hectares. The increase was facilitated by the granting to ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It wasn't supposed to be this way," says Stewart. "Microsoft was supposed to be the evil one! But you guys are busting down doors in Palo Alto while Commandant Gates is ridding the world of mosquitoes!"
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Jon Stewart Source: MacNN

  2. "I've lived my entire life thinking everything happens for a reason," said Hansen, the US men's team captain. "I'm sitting in Palo Alto (Calif.) in my hotel room and Eric walks in and says, 'Hey guys, I have testicular cancer.'"
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Brendan Hansen Source: Kansas City Star

  3. At the time, Condoleezza Rice said, "I believe in getting things up and running. If we could unify Germany in less than a year, we can do just as well for East Palo Alto."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: San Jose Mercury News

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