for·tis·si·mo (fôr-tĭsə-mō′) Music
adv. & adj. Abbr. ff
In a very loud manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. for·tis·si·mos
A note, chord, or passage played fortissimo.
[Italian, superlative of forte, strong; see FORTE2.]
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