diapason

[ dahy-uh-pey-zuh n, -suh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF diapason

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIAPASON

At last the curtain fell; but on such a storm and diapason of applause!

The dimensions of these pipes are regulated by a diapason, or scale.

The diapason, with musicians, is a chord including all notes.

Came the ghost of a scream, thin above the diapason all about.

They were the diapason of all the thought and feeling of that profound and passionate spirit.

Diapason, in music, the concord of the first and last notes of an octave.

Then come the noisy nuisances, extending through all the diapason of sound.

In the "pedal organ" are 12 stops, viz.: Open diapason 16ft.

Most organs have a Dulciana stop in the treble which corresponds with the Diapason in the bass.

Test the reeds of this set just as you did those of the Diapason.

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