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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music, Literature
codaco‧da /ˈkəʊdə $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun [countable]  1 APMan additional separate part at the end of a piece of music2 ALa separate piece of writing at the end of a work of literature or a speech
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codaThe show is a coda to Uglow's exhibition at the Kolner Kunstverein this autumn.A coda to a Wagner song finds Cynthia Loemij winding down as the set is dismantled by stagehands.Even so, the final forty seconds of the film provided a fascinating little coda on all that had happened.It was a natural coda in his story.At the coda it repeats the B section groove until the fade.The finale itself is a bit on the slow side, increasingly so during the coda.It is the coda of the executioner, the knell of bloody doom.
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