from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music Ti.
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- n. A syllable used in solfège to represent the seventh note of a major scale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A syllable applied, in solmization, to the note B; more recently, to the seventh tone of any major diatonic scale. It was added to Guido's scale by Le Maire about the end of the 17th century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In solmization, the syllable used for the seventh tone of the scale, or the leading tone.
- n. The chemical symbol of silicon.
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- n. a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
- n. the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
- n. a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
Italian, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)