Definition of Diapasons

1. Noun. (plural of diapason) ¹



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Definition of Diapasons

1. diapason [n] - See also: diapason

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diapasons

dianisidine
dianium
dianodal
dianoetic
dianoetically
dianoialogy
dianthus
dianthuses
diaoyudaoite
diapase
diapases
diapasm
diapasms
diapason
diapason stop
diapasons (current term)
diapause
diapaused
diapauses
diapausing
diapedeses
diapedesis
diapensia
diapensia family
diapente
diapentes
diaper
diaper dermatitis
diaper lover
diaper rash

Literary usage of Diapasons

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But it appears better that, where two open diapasons are desirable, ... The admixture of stringy qualities of tone with the diapasons is always to be ..."

2. The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review by Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1820)
"The stops in common use are named as follows:—The stopped and open diapasons, which are the foundation of the organ; the principal and stopped flute, ..."

3. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1865)
"The thin, piercing, reedy tone of the diapasons in the instruments at Belfast, in the nave of York minster, and in the organ just placed in S. Patrick's, ..."

4. Organ Registration: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Distinctive Quality of by Everett Ellsworth Truette (1919)
"diapasons of this character are found in the Gt. (named " Second Diapason " when there are two diapasons in the ..."

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