Definition of Chords
1. Noun. (plural of chord) ¹
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Definition of Chords
1. chord [v] - See also: chord
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chords
Literary usage of Chords
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"proceed to the notes of the subdominant chords f+a1 — c or/'-a'jj + c, as each voice will be able to strike the new note with perfect certainty, ..."
2. A System of Harmony: Founded on Key Relationship, by Means of which a by Hugh Archibald Clarke, Homer Albert Norris (1903)
"In this analysis no use is made of the so-called "chords of the dominant eleventh," or ... Such chords usually produce suspension-like effects and may be ..."
3. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1904)
"The chords of contact of two conies with their common tangents pass through the intersection of a pair of their common chords. This is a particular case of ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"If two chords, major or minor, have the fifth tone of the one the same as the ... Three such chords contain seven tones, and if such octaves of these tones ..."
5. Modern Harmony in Its Theory and Practice by Arthur Foote, Walter Raymond Spalding (1905)
"chords of the 7th, of which the leading-tone is the root, are like dominant 7th chords, and differ from the remaining 7th chords, in never requiring ..."
6. An Introduction to the Ancient and Modern Geometry of Conics: Being a by Charles Taylor (1881)
"If a circle and a conic intersect in four points, their common chords will ... For if POQ, pOq be one of the three pairs of common chords of a circle and a ..."
7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"Fly to crush the dastard foe, chords—To the fray, &c. IT. Onward, then, our stainless banner, Let it kiss tiie stripe and star, Till in weal and woe united ..."
8. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"Table of chords. ... Table of chords sufficient to enable us to compare it with Ptolemy's, which goes by ..."