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Octave

Octave Oc"tave, n. [F., fr. L. octava an eighth, fr. octavus eighth, fr. octo eight. See Eight, and cf. Octavo, Utas.] 1. The eighth day after a church festival, the festival day being included; also, the week following a church festival. ``The octaves of Easter.' --Jer. Taylor. 2. (Mus.) (a) The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones. (b) The whole diatonic scale itself. Note: The ratio of a musical tone to its octave above is 1:2 as regards the number of vibrations producing the tones. 3. (Poet.) The first two stanzas of a sonnet, consisting of four verses each; a stanza of eight lines. With mournful melody it continued this octave. --Sir P. Sidney. Double octave. (Mus.) See under Double. Octave flute (Mus.), a small flute, the tones of which range an octave higher than those of the German or ordinary flute; -- called also piccolo. See Piccolo. 4. A small cask of wine, the eighth part of a pipe.

Octave Oc"tave, n. [F., fr. L. octava an eighth, fr. octavus eighth, fr. octo eight. See Eight, and cf. Octavo, Utas.] 1. The eighth day after a church festival, the festival day being included; also, the week following a church festival. ``The octaves of Easter.' --Jer. Taylor. 2. (Mus.) (a) The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones. (b) The whole diatonic scale itself. Note: The ratio of a musical tone to its octave above is 1:2 as regards the number of vibrations producing the tones. 3. (Poet.) The first two stanzas of a sonnet, consisting of four verses each; a stanza of eight lines. With mournful melody it continued this octave. --Sir P. Sidney. Double octave. (Mus.) See under Double. Octave flute (Mus.), a small flute, the tones of which range an octave higher than those of the German or ordinary flute; -- called also piccolo. See Piccolo. 4. A small cask of wine, the eighth part of a pipe.

Octave

Octave Oc"tave, a. Consisting of eight; eight. --Dryden.

Octave Oc"tave, a. Consisting of eight; eight. --Dryden.

- In music, an octave (Latin: octavus: eighth) or perfect octave (sometimes called the diapason) is the interval between one musical pitch and another with...

- GNU Octave is software featuring a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical com****tions. Octave helps in solving linear and...

- Due to the principle of octave equivalence, scales are generally considered to span a single octave, with higher or lower octaves simply repeating the pattern...

- note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave. Although scientific pitch notation was originally designed as a companion...

- For this reason, a scale of octave bands and one-third octave bands has been developed. A band is said to be an octave in width when the upper band frequency...

- The octave mandolin is a fretted string instrument with four pairs of strings tuned in fifths, G, D, A, E (low to high), an octave below a mandolin. It...

- In electronics, an octave (symbol oct) is a logarithmic unit for ratios between frequencies, with one octave corresponding to a doubling of frequency...

- Bill K. Kapri (born Dieuson Octave; June 11, 1997) is an American rapper better known by his stage name Kodak Black. He is noted for his singles "Roll...

- 813 Hz), the note one octave below Middle C. In stoplists it usually means that a rank is not full comp****, omitting the bottom octave. (20,000 hertz is the...

- In music, a blind octave is the alternate doubling above and below a successive scale or trill notes: "the p****age being pla****...alternately in the higher...

- GNU Octave is software featuring a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical com****tions. Octave helps in solving linear and...

- Due to the principle of octave equivalence, scales are generally considered to span a single octave, with higher or lower octaves simply repeating the pattern...

- note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave. Although scientific pitch notation was originally designed as a companion...

- For this reason, a scale of octave bands and one-third octave bands has been developed. A band is said to be an octave in width when the upper band frequency...

- The octave mandolin is a fretted string instrument with four pairs of strings tuned in fifths, G, D, A, E (low to high), an octave below a mandolin. It...

- In electronics, an octave (symbol oct) is a logarithmic unit for ratios between frequencies, with one octave corresponding to a doubling of frequency...

- Bill K. Kapri (born Dieuson Octave; June 11, 1997) is an American rapper better known by his stage name Kodak Black. He is noted for his singles "Roll...

- 813 Hz), the note one octave below Middle C. In stoplists it usually means that a rank is not full comp****, omitting the bottom octave. (20,000 hertz is the...

- In music, a blind octave is the alternate doubling above and below a successive scale or trill notes: "the p****age being pla****...alternately in the higher...

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