1 the sound pattern of phrases and sentences produced by pitch variation in the voice
2 the act or manner of intoning
3 an intoned, chanted, or monotonous utterance; incantation
4 (Music) the opening of a piece of plainsong, sung by a soloist
a the correct or accurate pitching of intervals
b the capacity to play or sing in tune See also →
intonation pattern , contour
n (Linguistics) a characteristic series of musical pitch levels that serves to distinguish between questions, statements, and other types of utterance in a language
n a form of tuning employing the pitch intervals of the untempered natural scale, sometimes employed in the playing of the violin, cello, etc.
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1 accentuation, cadence, inflection, modulation, tone
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