Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In musical acoustics, the interval between the octave of a given tone and the third of the eighth fifth, less four octaves, represented by the ratio , or 32805:32768.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anc. Mus.) An interval equal to half a comma.

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  • noun music A very small interval equal to half a comma.

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Examples

  • We could substitute another word for fractured; we could use the Greek schisma, meaning a rent, a tearing of the fabric of the Church.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • We could substitute another word for fractured; we could use the Greek schisma, meaning a rent, a tearing of the fabric of the Church.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • Perhaps what can one day heal the schisma and bring true peace?

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  • Perhaps what can one day heal the schisma and bring true peace?

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  • Alterum schisma inter Theologos nonnullos super vocabulis

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Primum schisma inter Theologos quosdam factum est, cum alii assererent, bona opera necessaria esse ad salutem, impossibile esse salvari sine bonis operibus, et neminem unquam sine bonis operibus salvatum esse: alii vero docerent, bona opera ad salutem esse perniciosa.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Alterum schisma inter Theologos nonnullos super vocabulis:

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Primum schisma inter Theologos quosdam factum est, cum alii assererent, bona opera necessaria esse ad salutem, impossibile esse salvari sine bonis operibus, et neminem unquam sine bonis operibus salvatum esse: alii vero docerent, bona opera ad salutem esse perniciosa.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • To which a cardinal mildly remarking, "_Domine, schisma est generis neutrius_ (schisma is neuter, your Majesty)," Sigismund loftily replies: "_Ego sum Rex Romanus et super grammaticam_ (I am King of the Romans, and above Grammar)!"

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

  • When Paul writing to the Corinthians speaks of a division in the body of Christ, he uses the word schisma.

    Anglican Mainstream

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