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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pi·ano·forte /piˈænəˌfort, ˈɑ, ˌfɔrt, ˌfɔrti; ˌænəˈfɔrti, ˌɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pi·an·o Pi·an·o·for·te n.  Mus. A well-known musical instrument somewhat resembling the harpsichord, and consisting of a series of wires of graduated length, thickness, and tension, struck by hammers moved by keys.
 Dumb piano. See Digitorium.
 Grand piano. See under Grand.
 Square piano, one with a horizontal frame and an oblong case.
 Upright piano, one with an upright frame and vertical wires.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a stringed instrument that is played by depressing keys that
          cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
          [syn: piano, forte-piano]