Complete Definition of "dyad"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. A set of two different elements.

#* 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 6.
#*: positioning a dyad and constructing the infinite out of great and small, instead of treating the infinite as one, is pucliar to him;

  1. music any set of two different pitch classes.

Derived terms
dyadic

Related terms
interval
trichord
hexachord
tetrachord

Translations
trans-top|a set of two different elements
Finnish: pari
trans-mid
Portuguese: díade f
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trans-top|music: any set of two different pitch classes
Finnish: dyadi
Japanese: äºåé³ (ni-waon)
trans-mid
Portuguese: díade f
trans-bottom

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