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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music:
  • noun An interval having the ratio 1:1½ or 2:3—that is, a perfect fifth.
  • noun A rhythm in which three minims are made equal to a preceding two. Compare hemiolia.
  • noun In organ-building, a variety of mixture.

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  • noun music Describing a ratio of 3:2
  • noun music An organ stop that uses two ranks of different pipes

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