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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bursts of harmonious sound.

Usage examples (30)
  • And I'm not sure, I think they're called diapasons or something like that.
  • During the night the rainstorm grew to a gale which rocked our night's home like a ship at sea to the music of heaven's grand diapasons.
  • After awhile Dr.F. succeeded in putting matters a little to rights and, seated at the key-boards, proceeded to play upon the diapasons, the tone of which he had so extolled.
  • I was listening to the varied fugue introitus that the organist was playing from the gallery beyond the pulpit, -- playing with the full wind power of the venerable reed... for more
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