unison
noun Etymology: Middle English unisoun, from Middle French unisson, from Medieval Latin unisonus having the same sound, from Latin uni- + sonus sound — more at sound Date: 15th century 1. a. identity in musical pitch; specifically the interval of a perfect prime b. the state of being so tuned or sounded c. the writing, playing, or singing of parts in a musical passage at the same pitch or in octaves 2. a harmonious agreement or union ; concordunison adjective

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  • Unison — Unison …   Википедия

  • Unison — U ni*son (?; 277), n. [LL. unisonus having the same sound; L. unus one + sonus a sound: cf. F. unisson, It. unisono. See {One}, and {Sound} a noise.] 1. Harmony; agreement; concord; union. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) Identity in pitch; coincidence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unison — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. UNISON est un syndicat professionnel anglais. Unison est un logiciel de synchronisation et de sauvegarde. Unison: Rebels of Rhythm and Dance… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • unison — UNISÓN s.n. Executare de către un grup vocal sau instrumental a unei melodii la aceeaşi înălţime. ♦ fig. Acord deplin, comuniune de idei, de sentimente, de interese. – Din fr. unisson, lat. unisonus. Trimis de valeriu, 03.04.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  …   Dicționar Român

  • Unison — bezeichnet: Unison (Programm), ein Synchronisierungsprogramm Unison (Theater), ein Moskauer Theaterensemble Unison (Virginia), ein gemeindefreies Gebiet im Südwesten von Loudoun County, Virginia UNISON (Gewerkschaft), die Gewerkschaft für den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Unison — U ni*son (?; 277), a. [Cf. It. unisono. See {Unison}, n.] 1. Sounding alone. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [sounds] intermixed with voice, Choral or unison. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) Sounded alike in pitch; unisonant; unisonous; as, unison… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unison — 1570s, from M.Fr. unisson unison, accord of sound (16c.), from M.L. unisonus having one sound, sounding the same, from L.L. unisonius in immediate sequence in the scale, monotonous, from L. uni one (see ONE (Cf. one)) + sonus sound (see SOUND (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • unison — ► NOUN 1) simultaneous action or utterance. 2) Music a coincidence in pitch of sounds or notes. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ performed in unison. ORIGIN Latin unisonus, from sonus sound …   English terms dictionary

  • unison — [yo͞o′nə sən, yo͞o′nəzən] n. [MFr < ML unisonus, having the same sound < L unus,ONE + sonus, a SOUND1] 1. an interval consisting of two identical musical pitches; prime 2. complete agreement; concord; harmony in unison 1. sounding the same …   English World dictionary

  • unison — index accordance (compact), agreement (concurrence), concert, consensus, consent, rapprochement …   Law dictionary

  • unison — англ. [ю/низн] unisono ит. [уни/соно] Unisono нем. [унисо/но] unisson фр. [юнисо/н] unisonus лат. [унисо/нус] 1) унисон, прима 2) указание играть всей группой инструм. в унисон после раздельного исполнени …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

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