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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to a scale consisting of five tones.

Usage examples (34)
  • Williams says that Simon created the five notes of steel drum music, known as the pentatonic scale.
  • Goethe has there suggested; and we shall find it can be arranged in what I may call a pentatonic scale of culture.
  • This is called a pentatonic scale.
  • It's related to the pentatonic scale of Eastern music. for more
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