Definitions

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  • n. A musical key based upon a major scale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a key in which one and two, two and three, four and five, five and six and seven, make major seconds, and three and four, and seven and eight, make minor seconds.

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

  • n. a key whose harmony is based on the major scale

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Examples

  • The swim bladder is perhaps the major key to the teleosts’ success, and it is well worth a digression to explain it.

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