See under (def 4).
[dahy-uh-pey-zuh n, -suh n] /ˌdaɪ əˈpeɪ zən, -sən/
a full, rich outpouring of melodious sound.
the compass of a voice or instrument.
a fixed standard of pitch.
either of two principal timbres or stops of a pipe organ, one of full, majestic tone (open diapason) and the other of strong, flutelike tone (stopped diapason)
any of several other organ stops.
a tuning fork.
either of two stops (open and stopped diapason) usually found throughout the compass of a pipe organ that give it its characteristic tone colour
the compass of an instrument or voice
(chiefly in French usage)
(in classical Greece) an octave
noun, Metalworking. 1. a die of flat, concave, or hollow V shape that only minimally restricts lateral flow.
- Open dislocation
open dislocation n. A dislocation complicated by a wound opening from the surface down to the affected joint. Also called compound dislocation.
- Open distributed processing
standard (ODP) An attempt to standardise an OSI application layer communications architecture. ODP is a natural progression from OSI, broadening the target of standardisation from the point of interconnection to the end system behaviour. The objective of ODP is to enable the construction of distributed systems in a multi-vendor environment through the provision of a […]
- Open distributed system architecture
(ODSA) A research program sponsored by the UK Department of Trade and Industry and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. [Details?] (1995-02-09)