Irrelative chords
Irrelative Ir*rel"a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. -- {Ir*rel"a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Irrelative chords} (Mus.), those having no common tone.

{Irrelative repetition} (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that serve for a common purpose, but have no mutual dependence or connection. --Owen. [1913 Webster]


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  • Irrelative — Ir*rel a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. {Ir*rel a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Irrelative chords} (Mus.), those having no common tone. {Irrelative repetition} (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that serve for a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irrelative repetition — Irrelative Ir*rel a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. {Ir*rel a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Irrelative chords} (Mus.), those having no common tone. {Irrelative repetition} (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irrelatively — Irrelative Ir*rel a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. {Ir*rel a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Irrelative chords} (Mus.), those having no common tone. {Irrelative repetition} (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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