[pen-tath-leet] /pɛnˈtæθ lit/
an athlete participating or specializing in the pentathlon.
[pen-tath-luh n, -lon] /pɛnˈtæθ lən, -lɒn/ noun 1. an athletic contest comprising five different track and field events and won by the contestant gaining the highest total score. 2. . /pɛnˈtæθlən/ noun 1. an athletic contest consisting of five different events, based on a competition in the ancient Greek Olympics Compare decathlon n. athletic contest […]
/ˌpɛntəˈtɒmɪk/ adjective 1. (chem) having five atoms in the molecule
[pen-tuh-toh-niz-uh m, -to-] /ˈpɛn tə toʊˌnɪz əm, -tɒ-/ noun, Music. 1. the use of a five-tone scale.
[pen-tuh-ton-ik, pen-] /ˈpɛn təˈtɒn ɪk, ˌpɛn-/ noun, Music. 1. a scale having five tones to an octave, as one having intervals that correspond to the five black keys of a piano octave. /ˌpɛntəˈtɒnɪk/ noun 1. (music) any of several scales consisting of five notes, the most commonly encountered one being composed of the first, second, […]