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Coda appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Coda (concluding part of a literary or musical composition; something that summarizes or concludes) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun coda

What does coda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: codas

  1. the closing section of a musical composition

Alternative definition of the noun coda


  1. [music] A passage which brings a movement or piece to a conclusion through prolongation.
  2. [linguistics] The optional final part of a syllable, placed after its nucleus, and usually composed of one or more consonants.
  3. [geology] In seismograms, the gradual return to baseline after a seismic event. The length of the coda can be used to estimate event magnitude, and the shape sometimes reveals details of subsurface structures.
  4. The conclusion of a statement.


  1. Coda is a Rock en Español band from Mexico, formed in 1989. The band had much of success in the early 1990s, releasing four albums. In the late 1990s, the band had several line-up changes; the band disbanded in 2000, but resurfaced in 2002 with a new line-up.
  2. Coda is a musical group.
    • albums: "Crazy Fool and Dreamer", "Love Poem", "Sounds of Passion", "What a Symphony"
  3. Coda is a musical group.
    • members:
    • albums: "For Our Animal Friends", "Calling Mission Mu", "There Is A Way To Fly"
    • official website:
  4. Coda is a musical group.
    • album: "African Renaissance"
  5. Coda is a Nashville based band.
    • album: "From The Beginning"

There are other groups with in their name, like Kent Coda and Coda the West.


CODA plc is a mid-sized international financial software company based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1979, it was purchased in 2008 by Unit4, a supplier of Enterprise Software, based in the Netherlands. CODA creates, markets and implements a range of business software systems designed specifically to meet the needs of Finance Directors and Finance Departments.


Coda is a fictional character from the 1999 film Pirates: Blood Brothers.


  1. "Coda" is the ninth and final studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in 1982. The album is a collection of unused tracks from various sessions during Led Zeppelin's twelve-year career. It was released two years after the group had officially disbanded following the death of drummer John Bonham. The word coda, meaning a passage that ends a musical piece following the main body, was therefore chosen as a title.
  2. "Coda" is a composition.
  3. "CODA" is a musical EP of Octopus.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  4. "Coda" is a musical single of Olivier Grégoire.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  5. "CODA" is a musical album of Led Apple.


  1. "Coda" is a film, directed by Craig Lahiff and written by Craig Lahiff & Terry Jennings.
  2. "Coda" is a 2013 short drama animation written by Rory Byrne, Alan Holly and directed by Alan Holly.
  3. "CODA" is a short film, directed by Denis Poulin & Martine Époque.
    • country: Canada
    • released in
  4. "Coda" is a short film, directed by Naomi Uman.


  1. Coda is a term used in music in a number of different senses, primarily to designate a passage that brings a piece to an end. Technically, it is an expanded cadence. It may be as simple as a few measures, or as complex as an entire section.
    • also known as 尾聲
  2. Coda is the eighth episode and mid-season finale of the fifth season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead, which aired on AMC on November 30, 2014. It marks Emily Kinney's final appearance as Beth Greene as a series regular. The episode also marks Lennie James's second uncredited post-credits appearance in the fifth season as Morgan Jones.
  3. Coda is a commercial and proprietary web development application for Mac OS X, developed by Panic. It was released in 2007 and won the 2007 Apple Design Award for Best User Experience. Coda version 2.0 was released on 24 May 2012, along with an iPad version called Diet Coda. Although formerly available on the Mac App Store, it was announced on May 14, 2014 that the update to Coda 2.5 would not be available in the Mac App Store due to sandboxing restrictions.
    • developer: Panic
    • license: Shareware, Proprietary software
    • official website:
  4. Coda is a distributed file system developed as a research project at Carnegie Mellon University since 1987 under the direction of Mahadev Satyanarayanan. It descended directly from an older version of Andrew File System and offers many similar features. The InterMezzo file system was inspired by Coda. Coda is still under development, but there has not been any activities on their website since February 2011. Though there are claims that the focus shifted from research to creating a robust product for commercial use, but activities about the system in linux system kernel is rather low.
  5. The Coda was a four-door, four passenger electric car manufactured by Coda Automotive. After being re-scheduled several times, deliveries to retail customers in the United States began in March 2012. The car was sold exclusively in California and only 117 units were delivered by April 2013.
  6. CODA is a Canadian magazine devoted to covering all things related to jazz. The magazine produces 6 publications a year on a bi-monthly basis. Founded in 1958 by publisher and record producer John Norris, the magazine contains reviews and articles about current jazz artists on the international scene, as well as articles on jazz recordings, jazz books, and other topics related to jazz. In 1976 Norris was succeeded by the magazine's current editor, saxophonist Bill Smith.
  7. The Coda is a group of fictional female warriors in Wildstorm comics. The Coda first appeared in WildC.A.T.S. volume 1 #1 and were created by Brandon Choi and Jim Lee.
  8. codA is a gene.
  9. Coda is a code-breaking board game for two to four players, invented by Eiji Wakasugi. The objective is to guess the code of other players while preventing the discovery of your own code. The game has been marketed under the titles Da Vinci Code and Da Vinci Code The Game. In spite of this, it has no connection to the novel The Da Vinci Code.
  10. CODA a.k.a. The Canadian Winter Sport Institute, also known as WinSport Canada is a non-profit organization based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada whose mandate is to provide training and development to Canada's Olympic athletes, and to maintain the facilities built for the 1988 Winter Olympics. It was created in 1956 as the Calgary Olympic Development Association to bring the Olympics to Calgary, succeeding in its fourth attempt. CODA has been credited with dramatically improving Canada's performance at the Olympics, as medal totals have increased at each subsequent Winter Games held since 1988, to a peak of 26 in the 2010 Winter Olympics, the most recent games held.
  11. CODA is the Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association. An amateur dramatics company and registered charity number 290743, CODA was founded founded in 1943. Since then they have produced over 130 musicals and over 30 drama productions.

Phrases with Coda

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  2. Euglyphis Coda
  3. Species Euglyphis Coda

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Coda

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Google previewUnderstanding and Crafting the Mix (2014)

The Art of Recording by William Moylan

The coda is an ending for the song. It typically contains material from either...

Google previewDisruptive Divas (2013)

Feminism, Identity and Popular Music by Lori Burns, Melisse Lafrance

A coda is a concluding section, most often repeating the chorus material and fading out. In the music, many possibilities exist for style of expression, but we can generalize that the verse and chorus will be contrasted by means of the modal or ...

Google previewFilmspeak (2012)

How to Understand Literary Theory by Watching Movies by Edward Tomarken

The coda is a brief analysis of ”Made in Dagenham” which makes overt a distinction between inner and outer form. Fredric Jameson's contribution to literary theory is the distinction between the inner and outer form of artworks. By this means ...

Google previewBelieving and Accepting (2012)

by P. Engel

Playing the coda is a constitutive part of playing the symphony.” The analogy between beliefs and musical cadences has severe limitations, but the relevant point of the analogy is that a belief is a structure that is part of the process of inquiry.

Google previewLectures on Musical Analysis (1888)

Delivered Before the Royal Normal College and Academy of Music for the Blind by Henry Charles Banister

Sometimes, indeed, the Coda is a very condensed, almost hasty, or at least impetuous, summing up. As in the case of that to Mozart's Sonata No. 14, first Movement. (See Lectures IV. and VI.) The working in the second part may have been, ...

Google previewDrupal Development Tricks for Designers (2012)

A Designer Friendly Guide to Drush, Git, and Other Tools by Dani Nordin

Coda is a relatively inexpensive (under $100) application for coding websites. Not only does it allow you to code your pages and upload them in the same screen, it also has the ability to connect to Terminal on your remote server from within ...

Google previewLexicon Development for Speech and Language Processing (2014)

by Frank Van Eynde

In what follows, we assume the syllable structure in terms of onset, peak and coda which we defined in Figure 2. However, we must now also take the more detailed phonotactic structure into account. In German phonotactics, for example, ...

Google previewTechnical Dictionary (2013)

Four Languages by Eduard Webber

a coda di ronlIl 6), Calettatura (f.) aperta a coda di rondine. Calettatura (f.) a coda di rondine ricoperta. Caviglia (f.) Calettatura (f) a caviglie. Abbreviazione per Differenza (f) di potenziale. Draga (f.); Cavafango (m.) Carretta (f.) d'una segheria .

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Opera (2013)

by Scott L. Balthazar

which is reprised as a whole or in part following an energetic transition, and concludes with a rousing, applause-inducing coda often adapted from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Varieties of English (2013)

by Raymond Hickey

coda. The end of a syllable, that part which follows the nucleus, for example /ts/ in cats. There is a general tendency to phonetically reduce codas. This trend is largely responsible for the loss of inflections in the history of English. Synchronically ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

The initialCelement iscalled the ONSET, andthe final C elementthe CODA. The Onset positioninthe syllableis normallystronger thanthe Coda, in several respects . Tobegin with, syllables in normal speech show a decrease in loudness ...

Google previewModern Music and Musicians: Encyclopedia: v. 1. A history of music; special articles; great composers; v. 2. Religious music of the world; vocal music and musicians; the opera; history and guide; v. 3. The theory of music; piano technique; special articles; modern instruments; anecdotes of musicians; dictionary. (musical terms and biography) (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

There is neither introduction nor coda. With one more form we can ...

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The recorded word
uttered at the close of play
knells coda absurd. (Jonathan Robin)
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Scrabble value of C3O1D2A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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