Dominant chord
Dominant Dom"i*nant, n. (Mus.) The fifth tone of the scale; thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on. [1913 Webster]

{Dominant chord} (Mus.), the chord based upon the dominant. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dominant — Dom i*nant, n. (Mus.) The fifth tone of the scale; thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on. [1913 Webster] {Dominant chord} (Mus.), the chord based upon the dominant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dominant — dominantly, adv. /dom euh neuhnt/, adj. 1. ruling, governing, or controlling; having or exerting authority or influence: dominant in the chain of command. 2. occupying or being in a commanding or elevated position. 3. predominant; main; major;… …   Universalium

  • chord — Synonyms and related words: accompany, accord, air line, arpeggio, assonate, atone, attune, axis, be harmonious, be in tune, beeline, blend, broken chord, caring, catgut, chime, common chord, concento, concern, concertize, concord, consonant… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dominant seventh chord — noun (in music) a major triad with an added minor seventh, often used as a dominant chord. Also, seventh chord …   Australian English dictionary

  • dominant — /ˈdɒmənənt / (say domuhnuhnt) adjective 1. ruling; governing; controlling; most influential. 2. occupying a commanding position: the dominant points of the globe. 3. main; major; chief: steel production is the dominant industry in Wollongong. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

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