Meaning of “piano” in the English Dictionary

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"piano" in British English

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pianonoun [ C or U ]

uk /piˈæn.əʊ/ us /piˈæn.oʊ/ plural pianos

A2 a large musical instrument with a row of black and white keys that are pressed to play notes:

We're buying a new piano.
I play the piano.
She used to play piano in a jazz band.
The music was written for piano.
We all joined in the song, with Pat at the piano/on piano.

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(Definition of “piano” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pianonoun [ C/U ]

us /piˈæn·oʊ, ˈpyæn·oʊ/ plural pianos

a large musical instrument with a row of black and white keys that are pressed with the fingers to play notes, or this type of instrument generally:

[ U ] I play piano.

(Definition of “piano” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)