Definition of Gamut

1. Noun. A complete extent or range:. "A face that expressed a gamut of emotions"

Generic synonyms: Ambit, Compass, Orbit, Range, Reach, Scope



2. Noun. The entire scale of musical notes.
Generic synonyms: Musical Scale, Scale
Category relationships: Music

Definition of Gamut

1. n. The scale.

Definition of Gamut

1. Noun. A (normally) complete range. ¹

2. Noun. (music) All the notes in the musical scale. ¹

3. Noun. All the colours available to a device such as a monitor or printer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gamut

1. an entire range [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gamut

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gamomaniac
gamomaniacs
gamomanias
gamomorphism
gamont
gamopetalous
gamophagia
gamophobia
gamophyllous
gamosepalous
gampish
gamps
gams
gamut (current term)
gamuts
gamy
gamyness
gan
ganache
ganaches
gananite
ganch
ganched
ganches
ganching
ganciclovir
ganciclovir kinase
gancyclovir

Literary usage of Gamut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The words gamut and Borgal appear both to be used here for what we call ... gamut is explained by Klaproth to be " leather made from the back-skin of a ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"gamut in its second sense, as the name of a plan of the musical scale (from G ... The gamut (in this second sense), seems indeed to have been employed as a ..."

3. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The words gamut and Borgal appear both to be used here for what we call Russia-Leather. The latter word in one form or another. ..."

4. The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena by Amédée Guillemin (1873)
"K. Distinction between noises and musical sounds — Definition of the gamut ; intervals which compose it — The scale of the musical gamut is unlimited ..."

5. Mind and Voice: Principles and Methods in Vocal Training by Samuel Silas Curry (1910)
"The absence of any realization of the true expression of feeling is more or less responsible for the narrow gamut of emotion in many of our ablest speakers. ..."

6. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The words gamut and Borgal appear both to be used here for what we call ... gamut is explained by Klaproth to be " leather made from the back-skin of a ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"gamut in its second sense, as the name of a plan of the musical scale (from G ... The gamut (in this second sense), seems indeed to have been employed as a ..."

8. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The words gamut and Borgal appear both to be used here for what we call Russia-Leather. The latter word in one form or another. ..."

9. The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena by Amédée Guillemin (1873)
"K. Distinction between noises and musical sounds — Definition of the gamut ; intervals which compose it — The scale of the musical gamut is unlimited ..."

10. Mind and Voice: Principles and Methods in Vocal Training by Samuel Silas Curry (1910)
"The absence of any realization of the true expression of feeling is more or less responsible for the narrow gamut of emotion in many of our ablest speakers. ..."

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