crescendo crescendo  /krɪ ˈʃɛn doʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (music) a gradual increase in loudness
  2. (v) grow louder
  3. (adj) gradually increasing in volume

Usage(s):

  1. Starting with that first letter, she has orchestrated a sustained dramatic crescendo unlike anything literature has ever seen.
  2. Piling impossible climax on incredible crescendo, the 5-min.
  3. The violence between Israelis and Palestinians reached a horrible crescendo this week, resulting in the worst carnage in 18 months of fighting.

News

  1. Crescendo Bioscience to Present New Data on Vectra(R) DA Use to Assess Radiographic Progression Risk in Patients With ...

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Crescendo Bioscience, a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to developing and commercializing quantitative blood tests for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other auto-immune ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. US Open Golf 2013: Updated Betting Lines and Tips for Major Golf Tournament

    Anticipation is building to a crescendo for the 2013 U.S. Open, and to nobody's surprise Tiger Woods goes into the second major tournament of the year as the heavy betting favorite. The tournament is being held at the Merion Golf Club's East Course—a legendary venue designed by   Hugh Irvine Wilson  that has hosted four previous U.S. Opens.  Though it measures in at under 7,000 yards, Merion 's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Crescendo Designs Offers World’s Largest Outdoor TV

    Crescendo Designs (www.crescendodesigns.com) located on county Road 39 in Southampton has launched the sale of a product it believes will revitalize the world of outdoor entertainment. Crescendo Designs is now offering the C SEED 201, a 201? display screen for outside use making it the largest outdoor television “It’s a privilege to have been selected as [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Sag Harbor Express

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