a chord in which at least one tone has been changed from its normal pitch in the key.
(music) a chord in which one or more notes are chromatically changed by the introduction of accidentals
- Altered state
noun any state of mind differing from the normal state of consciousness of a person, esp. one induced by drugs, hypnosis, or mental disorder Examples An altered state of mind is any condition which is significantly different from a normative waking beta wave. Word Origin 1893 Contemporary Examples The euphemism of losing “situational awareness” could […]
- Altered state of consciousness
any modification of the normal state of consciousness or awareness, including drowsiness or sleep and also states created by the use of alcohol, drugs, hypnosis, or techniques of meditation.
to make different in some particular, as size, style, course, or the like; modify: to alter a coat; to alter a will; to alter course. to castrate or spay. to change; become different or modified. verb to make or become different in some respect; change (transitive) (informal, mainly US) a euphemistic word for castrate, spay […]
to make different in some particular, as size, style, course, or the like; modify: to alter a coat; to alter a will; to alter course. to castrate or spay. to change; become different or modified. Contemporary Examples He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more. Oscars […]