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Definition of Dominant

Dominant
Dominant Dom"i*nant, n. (Mus.) The fifth tone of the scale; thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on. Dominant chord (Mus.), the chord based upon the dominant.

Meaning of Dominant from wikipedia

- Domination or dominant may refer to: World domination, which is mainly a conspiracy theory Colonialism in which one group (usually a nation) invades another...
- gene on the other copy of the chromosome. The first variant is termed dominant and the second recessive. This state of having two different variants of...
- A dominant-party system, or one-party dominant system, is a political occurrence in which a single political party continuously dominates election results...
- In music, the dominant is the fifth scale degree () of the diatonic scale. It is called the dominant because it is next in importance to the first scale...
- The concept of a dominant culture, or the concept of hegemony, originated in Ancient Greece. However, Antonio Gramsci, a political leader and a philosopher...
- Phrygian dominant scale is the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale, the fifth being the dominant. Also called the altered Phrygian scale, dominant flat...
- In music theory, a dominant seventh chord, or major minor seventh chord, is a seventh chord, usually built on the fifth degree of the major scale, and...
- A dominant position may refer to: Dominant position in grappling Dominant male **** position Dominant female **** position Dominance (economics), the firm's...
- In color science, the dominant wavelength (and the corresponding complementary wavelength) are ways of characterizing any light mixture in terms of the...
- A dominant caste is one which preponderates numerically over other castes and also wields preponderant economic and political power. A large and powerful...