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octave

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒk.tɪv/  us   /ˈɑːk-/ specialized
the distance between two musical notes that are eight notes apart: Her remarkable vocal range spanned three and a half octaves.
Translations of “octave”
in Arabic أوكتاف…
in Korean 옥타브…
in Malaysian oktaf…
in French octave…
in Turkish oktav…
in Italian ottava…
in Chinese (Traditional) 八度, 八度音階…
in Russian октава…
in Polish oktawa…
in Vietnamese quãng tám (âm nhạc)…
in Spanish octava…
in Portuguese oitava…
in Thai โน้ตดนตรีแปดคู่…
in German die Oktave…
in Catalan octava…
in Japanese オクターブ…
in Indonesian oktaf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 八度, 八度音阶…
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