musical interval

Definitions of musical interval
  1. noun
    the difference in pitch between two notes
    synonyms: interval
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    step, tone, whole step, whole tone
    a musical interval of two semitones
    half step, semitone
    the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument
    quarter tone, quarter-tone
    half of a semitone
    musical octave, octave
    a musical interval of eight tones
    third
    the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
    fourth
    the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it
    fifth
    the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
    sixth
    the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it
    seventh
    the musical interval between one note and another seven notes away from it
    type of:
    musical notation
    (music) notation used by musicians
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