Word:

Diapason

Di`a`pa´son
n.1.(Gr. Mus.) The octave, or interval which includes all the tones of the diatonic scale. Compare disdiapason.
2.Concord, as of notes an octave apart; harmony.
The fair music that all creatures made . . .
In perfect diapason.
- Milton.
3.The entire compass of tones; the entire compass of tones of a voice or an instrument.
4.A standard of pitch; a tuning fork; as, the French normal diapason.
5.One of certain stops in the organ, so called because they extend through the scale of the instrument. They are of several kinds, as open diapason, stopped diapason, double diapason, and the like.
Noun1.diapason - either of the two main stops on a pipe organ
Synonyms: diapason stop
English horn, accord, accordance, air, attune, attunement, bassoon, baton, block flute, bombard, bourdon, carry, cello, chime, chiming, chromatic scale, claribel, clarinet, clarion, compass, concentus, concert, concert flute, concord, concordance, consecutive intervals, consonance, consonancy, consort, cornet, cornopean, cromorna, cymbel, degree, descant, diatessaron, diatonic interval, diatonic semitone, dodecuple scale, dulciana, enharmonic diesis, enharmonic interval, enharmonic scale, euphony, fifth, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, fourth, gamba, gamut, gedeckt, gemshorn, great scale, half step, halftone, harmonic flute, harmonics, harmony, heavy harmony, homophony, hybrid stop, interval, koppel flute, larigot, lay, less semitone, major scale, measure, melodia, melodic interval, melodic minor, metronome, minor scale, mixture, monochord, monody, music stand, mutation stop, mute, nazard, note, oboe, octave, octave scale, organ stop, parallel octaves, pentatonic scale, piccolo, pitch pipe, plein jeu, posaune, principal, quint, quintaten, radius, range, rank, ranket, reach, reed stop, register, rhythmometer, rohr flute, scale, scope, second, semitone, sesquialtera, seventh, shawm, sixth, sonometer, spectrum, spitz flute, step, stick, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute, strain, stretch, string diapason, string stop, sweep, symphony, synchronism, synchronization, temperament, third, three-part harmony, tierce, tone, tone measurer, tremolo, trombone, trumpet, tune, tuning, tuning bar, tuning fork, tuning pipe, twelfth, unda maris, unison, unison interval, unisonance, vibrato, viola, voix celeste, vox angelica, vox humana, warble, whole step, whole-tone scale
Translate Diapason to French
Browse
Diane de Poitiers
Diangus gratianopolitanus
Dianium
Dianoetic
Dianoialogy
Dianthus
Dianthus barbatus
Dianthus caryophyllus
Dianthus chinensis
Dianthus chinensis heddewigii
Dianthus deltoides
Dianthus latifolius
Dianthus plumarius
Dianthus supurbus
Diapase
Diapasm
-- Diapason --
diapason stop
Diapedesis
diapensia
diapensia family
Diapensiaceae
Diapensiales
Diapente
Diaper
diaper dermatitis
diaper rash
Diapering
Diaphane
Diaphaned
Diaphaneity
Diaphanic
Diaphanie
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home