- n a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
- n the lowest female singing voice
- n the highest adult male singing voice
- n (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
- n the pitch range of the lowest female voice
- s of or being the lowest female voice
- s of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
- s (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
alto clarinet or recorder
- His Fox News bio notes that he plays flute, alto flute, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax and guitar.
- She uses the word obviously way more often than the average person does, and she likes to say outrageous things, then break out into fits of throaty alto laughter to show you she's .
- But when he assembled an unprecedented all-star team (featuring John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley on tenor and alto saxophones, and the masterful pianist Bill Evans) for the .
- Jon Stewart in MacNN
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!"
- Brendan Hansen in Kansas City Star
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.'"
- Condoleezza Rice in San Jose Mercury News
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."