Definition of Apotome. Meaning of Apotome. Synonyms of Apotome

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Definition of Apotome

Apotome
Apotome A*pot"o*me, n. [Gr. ? a cutting off, fr. ? to cut off; ? from + ? to cut.] 1. (Math.) The difference between two quantities commensurable only in power, as between [root]2 and 1, or between the diagonal and side of a square. 2. (Mus) The remaining part of a whole tone after a smaller semitone has been deducted from it; a major semitone. [Obs.]

Meaning of Apotome from wikipedia

- Apotome may refer to: Apotome (mathematics) a mathematical term used by Euclid. Apotome (music) Apotome (optics) used for increasing axial resolution...
- other five are chromatic, with ratio 2187:2048 or 113.7 cents (Pythagorean apotome); they differ by the Pythagorean comma of ratio 531441:524288 or 23.5 cents...
- In the historical study of mathematics, an apotome is a line segment formed from a longer line segment by breaking it into two parts, one of which is...
- Pythagorean comma can be also defined as the difference between a Pythagorean apotome and a Pythagorean limma (i.e., between a chromatic and a diatonic semitone...
- and the limma is the major semitone or apotome ("part cut off") of 2187/2048. Although the limma and the apotome are both represented by one step of 12-pitch...
- (Pythagorean limma) and ​2187⁄2048 is a chromatic semitone (Pythagorean apotome). The chromatic scale in Pythagorean tuning can be tempered to the 17-EDO...
- augmented unison or augmented prime A1 chromatic semitone, minor semitone apotome (2187:2048) 2 major second M2 tone, whole tone, whole step sesquioctavum...
- interval Subminor and supermajor Semitones Pythagorean limma Pythagorean apotome Major limma Quarter tones Quarter tone Septimal quarter tone Undecimal...
- square roots in this manner yields the Spiral of Theodorus depicted above. Apotome (mathematics) Cube root Functional square root Integer square root Nested...
- 611.73 cents (Play (help·info)), formed from the perfect fourth and the apotome. Subminor and supermajor Neutral interval Skinner, Miles Leigh (2007)....
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