(in musical harmony) a chord composed of the subdominant of the key, plus a minor third and a minor sixth. Harmonically it is equivalent to the first inversion of a major chord built upon the flattened supertonic
- Neap tide
noun 1. either of the two tides that occur at the first or last quarter of the moon when the tide-generating forces of the sun and moon oppose each other and produce the smallest rise and fall in tidal level Compare spring tide (sense 1) neap tide (nēp) A tide in which the difference between […]
[neer] /nɪər/ adverb, nearer, nearest. 1. close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won’t have to shout. 2. at, within, or to a short distance. 3. close in time: The New Year draws near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, intimacy, etc. (often used in […]
- Near abroad
noun a collective term for the independent republics which lie near to or border Russia; also written Near Abroad noun See near abroad
noun 1. any of several malt beverages that are similar to beer but are usually considered nonalcoholic because they have an alcoholic content of less than ½ percent.