[pen-tuh-ton-ik, pen-] /ˈpɛn təˈtɒn ɪk, ˌpɛn-/
a scale having five tones to an octave, as one having intervals that correspond to the five black keys of a piano octave.
(music) any of several scales consisting of five notes, the most commonly encountered one being composed of the first, second, third, fifth, and sixth degrees of the major diatonic scale
[pen-tuh-toh-niz-uh m, -to-] /ˈpɛn tə toʊˌnɪz əm, -tɒ-/ noun, Music. 1. the use of a five-tone scale.
[pen-tuh-vey-luh nt, pen-tav-uh-] /ˌpɛn təˈveɪ lənt, pɛnˈtæv ə-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. having a valence of 5: pentavalent arsenic. 2. (def 2). /ˌpɛntəˈveɪlənt/ adjective 1. (chem) having a valency of five Also quinquevalent
[pen-taz-uh-seen] /pɛnˈtæz əˌsin/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a synthetic narcotic analgesic, C 1 9 H 2 7 NO, used chiefly for the relief of moderate to severe pain. /pɛnˈtæzəʊˌsiːn/ noun 1. a powerful synthetic drug used in medical practice as a narcotic analgesic pentazocine pen·taz·o·cine (pěn-tāz’ə-sēn’) n. A synthetic narcotic drug used as a nonaddictive analgesic, […]
[pen-ti-kawst, -kost] /ˈpɛn tɪˌkɔst, -ˌkɒst/ noun 1. a Christian festival celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter, commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles; Whitsunday. 2. . /ˈpɛntɪˌkɒst/ noun 1. a Christian festival occurring on Whit Sunday commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost on the apostles 2. (Judaism) Also called Feast […]