DIAPASON

, a musical interval, otherwise called an octave, or eighth: so called because it contains all the possible diversities of sound.

If the lengths of two strings be to each other as 1 to 2, the tensions being equal, their tones will produce an octave.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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DIAGONAL
DIAGRAM
DIAL
DIALLING
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* DIAPASON
DIAPENTE
DIAPHONICS
DIASTYLE
DIATESSARON
DIATONIC