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

 vir·tu·o·so /-ˈo(ˌ)so, (ˌ)zo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vir·tu·o·so n.; pl. Virtuosos It. Virtuosi
 1. One devoted to virtu; one skilled in the fine arts, in antiquities, and the like; a collector or ardent admirer of curiosities, etc.
    Virtuoso the Italians call a man who loves the noble arts, and is a critic in them.   --Dryden.
 2. Mus. A performer on some instrument, as the violin or the piano, who excels in the technical part of his art; a brilliant concert player.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate
            artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker";
            "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the
            sonata"; "a virtuoso performance" [syn: consummate, masterful,
             masterly, virtuoso(a)]
      n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
           adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, genius,
            hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard,
      2: a musician who is a consummate master of technique and
      [also: virtuosi (pl)]