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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale.

Usage examples (4)
  • Be careful not to convert the subtonic into a tonic.
  • I'm reminded of the problem that physicists have when they're looking at subtonic particles.
  • If the terminal sound is a tonic, or a flowing subtonic, the implication consists of a gentle murmuring prolongation of the terminal element coalescing with the initial...
  • Pain medicine rehab using subtonic for more
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