the division of an octave into 12 equal semitones, as in the tuning of a piano.
noun 1. an equal amount of time on the air, which radio and television licensees are required to offer to opposing candidates for public office and to those voicing diverging views on public referendums. noun in broadcasting, the requirement and practice of giving equal air time to opposing candidates or a divergent point of view […]
[ep-uh-nik-ee-uh m] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i əm/ noun, plural eponychia [ep-uh-nik-ee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Embryology. the modified outer layer of the epidermis that partially covers the fetal fingernails and toenails and that persists after birth as the cuticle. 2. Anatomy. a thin, cuticular fold extending over the lunula of a nail. eponychia […]
[ih-poi-i-tn al-fuh] /ɪˈpɔɪ ɪ tn ˈæl fə/ noun 1. a synthetic form of human erythropoietin, used to treat anemia. epoetin alfa (ĭ-pō’ĭ-tĭn āl’fə) A synthetic preparation of human erythropoietin, manufactured using recombinant DNA technology, and used to treat some forms of anemia.
[ep-ohd] /ˈɛp oʊd/ noun 1. Classical Prosody. a kind of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a long verse is followed by a short one. 2. the part of a lyric ode following the strophe and antistrophe and composing with them a triadic unit. /ˈɛpəʊd/ noun (Greek prosody) 1. the part of a lyric […]