American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Music Ti.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In solmization, the syllable used for the seventh tone of the scale, or the leading tone. In the scale of C this tone is B, which is therefore called
siin France, Italy, etc. This syllable was not Included in the syllables of Guido, because of the prevalence in his time of the hexachord theory of the scale; it is supposed to have been introdnced about 1600. In the tonic sol-fa system, ti (tē) is used instead, to avoid the confusion between the syllables of the seventh tone and of the sharp of the fifth.
- n. The chemical symbol of silicon.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Mus.) A syllable applied, in solmization, to the note B; more recently, to the seventh tone of any major diatonic scale. It was added to Guido's scale by Le Maire about the end of the 17th century.
- n. a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
- n. the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
- n. a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
- Italian, from Medieval Latin; see gamut. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Although Berne had permitted the temporary residence of the deposed count at Oron, and had granted to the countess the revenues of a small piece of land, the refugees soon left the "logis" which they found "_si froid et si mal fourni de vivres_," and repaired to Burgundy and the protection of their powerful de Vergy relatives.”
“_Ah! si la jeunesse savait_, -- _si la vieillesse pouvait_!”
“_Si, si, si_!" he cried, nodding quickly and pointing right away into the distant valley.”
“_Si, si, si_!" is the simultaneous answer of assent, Calderon alone seeming to give it with reluctance; though he hesitates from timidity, not mercy.”
“ And, indeed, if the intellectual ability, etc. -- _Quod si -- animi virtus_, etc. "Quod si" can not here be rendered _but if; _ it is rather equivalent to _quapropter si_, and might be expressed by”
“Palmerius conjectured _simul tentandi gratiâ, si paterentur; et opportunitate loci, _ which Gerlach and Kritsius adopt, except that they change the place of the _et_, and put it before _si_.”
“So enjoy the show, y para los nominados que se preguntan si esta será su noche, les digo, ¡si se puede!”
“_Si, Senor, si, si_," answered a short, stout, black-bearded individual who formed one of the trio on the stranger's poop, "we are full of water and sinking.”
“That 100-year period used to be known as a saeculum — the root of our secular and the French word siècle for century:”
“The fifth chapter is about the word si, which is said to signify causality in or via antecedence.”
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actinium Ac 89 (227)
aluminum Al 13 26.98
americium Am 95 (243)
antimony Sb 51 121.7
argon Ar 18 39.94
arsenic As 33 74.92
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the gamut of solfege and the Indian sargam
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