Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An interval of pitch equal to 1/1000 of a decade, practically identical to a heptameride.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In acoustics, a unit proposed by Guillemin for interval of pitch; an interval of ten to one or of three octaves and a major third.

Etymologies

Named after FĂ©lix Savart (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.