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riff

noun [C] uk   us   /rɪf/
in jazz or popular music, a tune that continues or appears regularly in a piece of music while other parts change or are added: The song is punctuated by long guitar riffs.
Translations of “riff”
in Chinese (Traditional) (爵士樂或流行音樂的)重覆樂段…
in Chinese (Simplified) (爵士乐或流行音乐的)重复乐段…
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