diatonic scale definition
Define the meaning of the English word diatonic scale below. Diatonic scale is a noun. Also define these 6 related words and terms: music, note, musical scale, tone, semitone, and chromatic scale.
- (music) A seven-note musical scale of five tones and two semitones.
Note definitionA symbol or annotation.
- A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
- A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
- A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.