Definition of Bichord

1. Noun. (music) A chord of two notes played at the same time ¹



2. Adjective. (music of a musical instrument) Having two strings ¹

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Definition of Bichord

1. having paired strings [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bichord

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biceps reflex
bicepses
bices
bicharacteristic
bicheiro
bicheiros
bichir
bichirs
bichloride
bichloride of mercury
bichlorides
bicho
bichon
bichons
bichord (current term)
bichords
bichromate
bichromated
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bichromatized
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bichromatizing
bichrome
bichromophoric
biciliate
bicinchoninic
bicinchoninic acid

Literary usage of Bichord

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1. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon, Charles George Warnford Lock, Robert Haldane (1889)
"In a bichord, both \ pins must be removed, as the one string furnishes the ... In the illustration, a is a monochord double - covered string ; 6, a bichord ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"A bichord of the old pattern, Gardiner," he said, looking over his shoulder. ... CORINNA was called to " the bichord" to give one of her songs. ..."

3. Pedalling in Pianoforte Music by Algernon H. Lindo (1922)
"Modern pianofortes—with few exceptions—are built on the trichord principle, an improvement on the bichord mechanism of an earlier generation. ..."

4. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1852)
"A bichord grand, made by Messrs. Towns and Packer, has the power of ... Mr. Wornum contributes a small bichord grand, called the " Albion " grand. ..."

5. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Motion, stir, movement: time or bichord rate of speed with which a ... The technical term for any instrument having two strings tuned m unison for bichord ..."

6. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "The (1892)
"A trichord theoretically should give a fuller tone than a bichord. ... If the piano is bichord up to middle С of 512 vibrations, and trichord from that ..."

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