1 [op-er-uh, op-ruh]
an extended dramatic composition, in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment, that usually includes arias, choruses, and recitatives, and that sometimes includes ballet. Compare comic opera, grand opera.
verb (used without object), danced, danc·ing.
to move one's feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to the accompaniment of music.
The sheep had drowned while trying to cross a small canal in the meadow-swamp ‘Tøndermasken’ in southern Jylland in Denmark. Birds had eaten every part above the surface and everything under was left totally untouched. from the National Geographic Photo Contest 2012. Via TYWKIWDBI