submediant
noun Date: 1806 the sixth tone of a major or minor scale

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Submediant — Sub*me di*ant, n. (Mus.) The sixth tone of the scale; the under mediant, or third below the keynote; the superdominant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submediant — [sub΄mē′dē ənt] n. [ SUB + MEDIANT] the sixth tone of a diatonic scale; tone just above the dominant and below the subtonic; superdominant …   English World dictionary

  • Submediant — ] In music, the submediant is the sixth tonal degree of the diatonic scale. It is so called because it is a third below the tonic, in contrast to the mediant being a third above the tonic. It is the mediant of the subdominant triad.In music… …   Wikipedia

  • submediant — Superdominant Su per*dom i*nant, n. (Mus.) The sixth tone of the scale; that next above the dominant; called also {submediant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submediant — n. (Music) 6th note in a major or minor scale; chord or key or harmony which is based on a submediant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • submediant — /sub mee dee euhnt/, n. Music. the sixth tone of a diatonic scale, being midway between the subdominant and the upper tonic. Also called superdominant. [1800 10; SUB + MEDIANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • submediant — noun The sixth note of a scale, shown as VI …   Wiktionary

  • submediant — англ. [сабми/диэнт] нижняя медианта (VI ступ.) …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • submediant — noun Music the sixth note of the diatonic scale of any key …   English new terms dictionary

  • submediant — sub·mediant …   English syllables

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