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Word of the Day 07/27/15 Segue

Segue (verb, noun)
segue [sey-gwey, seg-wey]


verb (used without object), segued, segueing.
1. to continue at once with the next musical section or composition (often used as a musical direction).
2. to perform in the manner of the preceding section (used as a musical direction).
3. to make a transition from one thing to another smoothly and without interruption: The conversation segued from travel anecdotes to food.

noun
4. an uninterrupted transition made between one musical section or composition and another.
5. any smooth, uninterrupted transition from one thing to another.

Origin: 1850-55; < Italian: (there) follows, 3rd person singular present indicative of seguire « Latin sequi to follow. See sue

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