Monochord

A monochord is an ancient musical and scientific laboratory instrument. It is also the class-name for any musical stringed instrument having only one string (such as the Vietnamese Đàn bầu). The word `monochord` comes from the Greek and means literally `one string.` In a true monochord, a single string is stretched over a sound box. The st...
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Monochord

• (n.) An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them.Monochord: words in t...
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Monochord

Mon'o·chord noun [ Latin monochordon , Greek ..., from ... with but one string; ... only, single + ... string: confer French monocorde . See Chord , and confer Mainchord .] (Mus.) An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It c...
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monochord

An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them. ... Origin: L. Monochordon, Gr, ...
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Monochord

In music, a monochord is an instrument used for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them.
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monochord

musical instrument consisting of a single string stretched over a calibrated sound box and having a movable bridge. The string was held in place over ... [2 related articles]
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monochord

musical instrument having only one string
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