Meaning of coda
Pronunciation: (kō'du), [key]
- a more or less independent passage, at the end of a composition, introduced to bring it to a satisfactory close.
- the concluding section of a ballet, esp. the final part of a pas de deux.
- a concluding section or part, esp. one of a conventional form and serving as a summation of preceding themes, motifs, etc., as in a work of literature or drama.
- anything that serves as a concluding part.
- the segment of a syllable following the nucleus, as the d-sound in good. Cf. core (def. 14),(def. 3).
- coda (Thesaurus)