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  • n. A seven note musical scale of five tones and two semitones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a scale consisting of eight sounds with seven intervals, of which two are semitones and five are whole tones; a modern major or minor scale, as distinguished from the chromatic scale.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones

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