Diazeuctic
Diazeuctic Di`a*zeuc"tic, Diazeutic Di`a*zeu"tic, a. [Gr. ? disjunctive, fr. ? to disjoin; dia` through, asunder + ? to join, yoke.] (Anc. Mus.) Disjoining two fourths; as, the diazeutic tone, which, like that from F to G in modern music, lay between two fourths, and, being joined to either, made a fifth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • diazeuctic — diazeucˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑diazeuxis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diazeutic — Diazeuctic Di a*zeuc tic, Diazeutic Di a*zeu tic, a. [Gr. ? disjunctive, fr. ? to disjoin; dia through, asunder + ? to join, yoke.] (Anc. Mus.) Disjoining two fourths; as, the diazeutic tone, which, like that from F to G in modern music, lay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Greek modes — (music) A set of modes (named Aeolian, Locrian, Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, etc) each consisting of two disjunct tetrachords with a whole tone (diazeuctic tone) between them, or two conjunct tetrachords with a whole tone above… …   Useful english dictionary

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