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capo, capotasto, capo d'astro, capodastro (It.); capodastère (Fr.), Kapotaster (Ger.). Head of the touch, i.e. the ‘nut’, or raised portion of the top of the fingerboard of a str. instr., which ‘touches’ the str. and defines their length at that end. Another name is barre (Fr.). A movable capotasto has sometimes been used (esp. in guitar playing) which can be placed at any point on the str. (in vc. playing the thumb acts as such and in the 18th cent. was sometimes so called). In USA the name capotasto is reserved for this type.

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ca·po1 / ˈkāpō; ˈkäpō/ (also ca·po tas·to) • n. (pl. -pos) a clamp fastened across all the strings of a fretted musical instrument to raise their tuning by a chosen amount. ca·po2 • n. (pl. -pos) the head of a crime syndicate, esp. the Mafia, or a branch of one.

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capo •capo • Gestapo •Aleppo, depot •downtempo, tempo, uptempo •Expo •cheapo, Ipoh, peep-bo, repo •hippo •hypo, typo •oppo, topo, troppo •compo • Limpopo

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CAPO

CAPO Canadian Army Post Office
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