Definition of Septuplet

1. Noun. One of a group of seven babies born at the same birth. ¹



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Definition of Septuplet

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septuplet

septum rectovesicale
septum secundum
septum sinuum frontalium
septum sinuum sphenoidalium
septum spurium
septum tubae
septumless
septums
septuor
septuors
septuple
septupled
septuples
septuplet (current term)
septuplets
septupling
septæmia
sepulcher
sepulcheral
sepulchered
sepulchering
sepulchers
sepulchral
sepulchrally
sepulchre
sepulchred
sepulchres
sepulchring

Literary usage of Septuplet

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1. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Abbr. ss, s. sord. septuplet Senza sordino ... A composition for seven instruments or voices. septuplet ..."

2. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"It is the multicycle J mile handicap race, open to all kinds of bicycles from the single machine to the septuplet. Multiplet races are something new this ..."

3. The Principles of Expression in Pianoforte Playing by Adolph Friedrich Christiani (1885)
"A septuplet, being the combination of a triplet and a quadruplet, or a quadruplet and triplet, is accented either so, f—? ..."

4. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"septuplet. Septuor (Fr.) Septet. Sep'tuplet. A group of 7 equal notes to be performed in the time of 4 or 6 of the same kind in the regular written: ..."

5. The Influence of a Magnetic Field Upon the Spark Spectra of Iron and Titanium by Arthur Scott King (1912)
"Such a line, if it has two widened я-components, is classed as a probable septuplet. Octuplets and lines of higher separation are classified in a similar ..."

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