Complete Definition of "diapason"

English

Etymology
Latin diapason, from Greek διαÏαÏÏν, that is διά ÏαÏÏν (ÏοÏδÏν) âthrough all (notes)â.

Pronunciation
IPA: /dÊɪÉ'peɪzÉn/

Noun
diapason

  1. the range or scope of something, especially of notes in a scale, or of a particular musical instrument

#:*1934: the piano curving like a conch, corollas giving out diapasons of light â Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer


French

Etymology
Latin diapason, from Greek διαÏαÏÏν, that is διά ÏαÏÏν (ÏοÏδÏν) âthrough all (notes)â.

Pronunciation
IPA: /djapazÉÌ/

Noun
diapason

  1. music|lang=fr range, diapason#English|diapason
  2. a tuning-fork

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