a system for tuning keyboard instruments, used before the development of tuning by equal temperament and considered practical only for tonalities of not more than two sharps or flats.
- Mean-tone tuning
noun 1. See temperament (sense 4)
noun, Mathematics. 1. the ratio of the integral of a given function over a closed interval to the length of the interval.
noun, Mathematics. 1. the theorem that for a function continuous on a closed interval and differentiable on the corresponding open interval, there is a point in the interval such that the difference in functional values at the endpoints is equal to the derivative evaluated at the particular point and multiplied by the difference in the […]
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