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Definition of Octave

Octave n. means: The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones.

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Octave n. means: The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones.

Meaning of Octave

Octave (n.) means: The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones.

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Plagal (a.): Having a scale running from the dominant to its octave; -- said of certain old church modes or tunes, as opposed to those called authentic, which ran from the tonic to its octave.

Piccolo (n.): A small, shrill flute, the pitch of which is an octave higher than the ordinary flute; an octave flute.

Tenth (n.): The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.

Octave (a.): Consisting of eight; eight.

Octave (n.): The whole diatonic scale itself.

Ninth (n.): An interval containing an octave and a second.

Semidiapason (n.): An imperfect octave.

Fourteenth (n.): The octave of the seventh.

Eighth (n.): The interval of an octave.

Twelfth (n.): An interval comprising an octave and a fifth.

Tridiapason (n.): A triple octave, or twenty-second.

Eleventh (a.): Of or pertaining to the interval of the octave and the fourth.

Thirteenth (n.): The interval comprising an octave and a sixth.

Diapason (n.): Concord, as of notes an octave apart; harmony.

Triad (n.): The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.

Diatonic (a.): Pertaining to the scale of eight tones, the eighth of which is the octave of the first.

Octave (n.): A small cask of wine, the eighth part of a pipe.

Octave (n.): The first two stanzas of a sonnet, consisting of four verses each; a stanza of eight lines.

Diapason (n.): The octave, or interval which includes all the tones of the diatonic scale.

Polychord (n.): An apparatus for coupling two octave notes, capable of being attached to a keyed instrument.

Inversion (n.): Said of intervals, when the lower tone is placed an octave higher, so that fifths become fourths, thirds sixths, etc.

Loco (adv.): A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher.

Tone (n.): A sound considered as to pitch; as, the seven tones of the octave; she has good high tones.

Eleventh (n.): The interval consisting of ten conjunct degrees; the interval made up of an octave and a fourth.

Complement (v. t.): The interval wanting to complete the octave; -- the fourth is the complement of the fifth, the sixth of the third.

Utas (n.): The eighth day after any term or feast; the octave; as, the utas of St. Michael.

Archilute (n.): A large theorbo, or double-necked lute, formerly in use, having the bass strings doubled with an octave, and the higher strings with a unison.

Univocal (a.): Having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See Unison, n., 2.

Contrafagetto (n.): The double bassoon, an octave deeper than the bassoon.

Violone (n.): The largest instrument of the bass-viol kind, having strings tuned an octave below those of the violoncello; the contrabasso; -- called also double bass.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Octave

Meaning of Plagal

Plagal means: Having a scale running from the dominant to its octave; -- said of certain old church modes or tunes, as opposed to those called authentic, which ran from the tonic to its octave.

Meaning of Piccolo

Piccolo means: A small, shrill flute, the pitch of which is an octave higher than the ordinary flute; an octave flute.

Meaning of Tenth

Tenth means: The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.

Meaning of Octave

Octave means: Consisting of eight; eight.

Meaning of Octave

Octave means: The whole diatonic scale itself.

Meaning of Ninth

Ninth means: An interval containing an octave and a second.

Meaning of Semidiapason

Semidiapason means: An imperfect octave.

Meaning of Fourteenth

Fourteenth means: The octave of the seventh.

Meaning of Eighth

Eighth means: The interval of an octave.

Meaning of Twelfth

Twelfth means: An interval comprising an octave and a fifth.

Meaning of Tridiapason

Tridiapason means: A triple octave, or twenty-second.

Meaning of Eleventh

Eleventh means: Of or pertaining to the interval of the octave and the fourth.

Meaning of Thirteenth

Thirteenth means: The interval comprising an octave and a sixth.

Meaning of Diapason

Diapason means: Concord, as of notes an octave apart; harmony.

Meaning of Triad

Triad means: The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.

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