An Infermaty

in•fer•ma•ty
noun
1. The perceived, seemingly endless passage of time when, during a vamp, a guitarist is permitted to continue soloing with impunity.
2. A passage on a score indicated with an infermata:

infermaty

ORIGIN: Related to fermata, eternity, infinity, and infirmity; from last night’s rehearsal. (Guitar’s still going I think.)

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One Response to An Infermaty

  1. That infernal infermaty.

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