from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music The act or a system of using syllables, especially sol-fa syllables, to represent the tones of the scale.
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- n. Alternative spelling of solmisation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of sol-faing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, the act, process, or result of using certain syllables to name or represent the tones of the scale, or of a particular series, as the scale of C.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters
- n. singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
French solmisation, from solmiser, to sol-fa : sol, note of the scale (from Medieval Latin; see gamut) + mi, note of the scale (from Medieval Latin; see gamut).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)