non-chromatic









non-chromatic


adjective

  1. pertaining to color or colors.
  2. Music.
    1. involving a modification of the normal scale by the use of accidentals.
    2. progressing by semitones, especially to a tone having the same letter name, as in C to C sharp.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characterized by a colour or colours
  2. music
    1. involving the sharpening or flattening of notes or the use of such notes in chords and harmonic progressions
    2. of or relating to the chromatic scale or an instrument capable of producing ita chromatic harmonica
    3. of or relating to chromaticismCompare diatonic

adj.1590s (of music), “progressing by half-tones;” 1831 as “pertaining to color,” from Latin chromaticus, from Greek khromatikos “relating to color, suited for color,” from khroma (genitive khromatos) “color, complexion, character,” but chiefly used metaphorically of embellishments in music, originally “skin, surface” (see chroma). adj.

  1. Relating to color or colors.
  2. Produced by or made in a color or colors.

  1. Relating to color or colors.

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