thorough Idioms & Phrases
noun a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
continuo; basso continuo; figured bass.
(Mus.) The representation of chords by figures placed under the base; figured bass; basso continuo; -- sometimes used as synonymous with harmony.
A leather strap supporting the body of a carriage, and attached to springs, or serving as a spring. See Illust. of Chaise.
(Arch.) Provided with thorough lights or windows at opposite sides, as a room or building.Gwilt.
(Eng. Law), toll taken by a town for beasts driven through it, or over a bridge or ferry maintained at its cost. Brande & C.
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