Chordal



[kawr-dl] /ˈkɔr dl/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a .
2.
of or relating to music that is marked principally by vertical harmonic movement rather than by linear polyphony.

chordal chord·al (kôr’dl)
adj.
Of or relating to a chorda or cord.

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