from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music The fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
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- n. A syllable used in solfège to represent the fourth note of a major scale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A syllable applied to the fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solmization.
- n. The tone F.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fall, in any sense.
- To have as one's lot or share; get; obtain.
- To claim; pretend to.
- To sound the fourth note of the scale in solmization: as, do, re, me, fa, sol (or soh), etc.
- n. In solmization, the syllable used for the fourth tone of the scale—that is, the subdominant. In the major scale of C this tone is F, which is therefore sometimes specifically called fa.
- n. Fall.
- n. Share; due.
- n. Lot; chance.
- n. An abbreviation of free of all average, a phrase used in marine-insurance policies. See average, n.
- n. An abbreviation of Free and Accepted Masons.
- n. An abbreviation of Fellow of the Antiquarian Society;
- n. of Fellow of the Society of Arts;
- n. of free alongside ship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization
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The augmented fourths formed by the notes fa and mi, marked with x, are the _mi contra fa_, which _diabolus est_, or 'is the _divider_,' see p. 36.
But it added, fa fa&, no great ftrength to the Confederacy; and TO LATE WAR.
Oggi fa bel tempo_, "or" _fa cattivo tempo_, "as the case may be.
Maybe this fa is a mom, too, and was one of those moms who liked to have a blanket.
Listen to the verb conjugation of the French word façonner:
You will find the French word façon referenced in these books:
Before you continue “trying” to act like a know-it-all grownup, kid, heed this advice: Adults can see through your thin façade!
Swords-and-Sisters: Leigh Brackett and women in fa ...
After Glasgow East, the membranously thin façade of loyalty to Brown has melted away and the suggestion that no constitutional problem would be created by changing leaders again, stalks the chatter-sphere with insidious intent.