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Definition of Perfect chord

Perfect chord
Perfect Per"fect, a. [OE. parfit, OF. parfit, parfet, parfait, F. parfait, L. perfectus, p. p. of perficere to carry to the end, to perform, finish, perfect; per (see Per-) + facere to make, do. See Fact.] 1. Brought to consummation or completeness; completed; not defective nor redundant; having all the properties or qualities requisite to its nature and kind; without flaw, fault, or blemish; without error; mature; whole; pure; sound; right; correct. My strength is made perfect in weakness. --2 Cor. xii. 9. Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun. --Shak. I fear I am not in my perfect mind. --Shak. O most entire perfect sacrifice! --Keble. God made thee perfect, not immutable. --Milton. 2. Well informed; certain; sure. I am perfect that the Pannonains are now in arms. --Shak. 3. (Bot.) Hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; -- said of flower. Perfect cadence (Mus.), a complete and satisfactory close in harmony, as upon the tonic preceded by the dominant. Perfect chord (Mus.), a concord or union of sounds which is perfectly coalescent and agreeable to the ear, as the unison, octave, fifth, and fourth; a perfect consonance; a common chord in its original position of keynote, third, fifth, and octave. Perfect number (Arith.), a number equal to the sum of all its divisors; as, 28, whose aliquot parts, or divisors, are 14, 7, 4, 2, 1. See Abundant number, under Abundant. --Brande & C. Perfect tense (Gram.), a tense which expresses an act or state completed.

Meaning of Perfect chord from wikipedia

- are perfect fourths except for the major third (G,B). Standard tuning requires four chord-shapes for the major triads. There are separate chord-forms...
- purposes, arpeggios and broken chords, or sequences of chord tones, may also be considered as chords. Chords and sequences of chords are frequently used in modern...
- In music theory, a major chord is a chord that has a root, major third, and perfect fifth. When a chord has these three notes alone, it is called a major...
- A suspended chord (or sus chord) is a musical chord in which the (major or minor) third is omitted, replaced usually with either a perfect fourth or a...
- chord names and symbols in different contexts, to represent musical chords. In most genres of po****r music, including jazz, pop, and rock, a chord name...
- unusual to omit the fifth of a chord (especially in root position). The perfect fifth is also present in seventh chords as well as "tall tertian" harmonies...
- In music theory, a minor chord is a chord having a root, a minor third, and a perfect fifth. When a chord has these three notes alone, it is called a minor...
- is chordal. The treewidth of an arbitrary graph may be characterized by the size of the cliques in the chordal graphs that contain it. A perfect elimination...
- A seventh chord is a chord consisting of a triad plus a note forming an interval of a seventh above the chord's root. When not otherwise specified, a...
- chord, the chord is in second inversion Play (help·info). Conventionally, the fifth is second in importance to the root, with the fifth being perfect...
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