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unison

EN[ˈjunɨsən, -zən]
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  • In music, unison is two or more musical parts sounding the same pitch or at an octave interval, usually at the same time.
  • Rhythmic patterns which are homorhythmic are also called unison.
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    Definition of unison in English Dictionary

  • NounPLunisonsPREuni-SUF-son
    1. The state of being together, in harmony, at the same time, as one, synchronized.
      1. Everyone moved in unison, but the sudden change in weight distribution capsized the boat.
    2. (music) The simultaneous playing of an identical note more than once.
      1. The young principal timpanist, Timothy Genis, was superb throughout, though his sidekick timpanist sometimes lagged in the final unisons.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Men often work in unison to accomplish political or religious reforms. This is coöperative effort of one kind.
      • We had run above twenty miles when the sun set, carpeting the sea, and tapestrying the sky with a rare unison of delicate green and golden hues [ …]
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The young principal timpanist, Timothy Genis, was superb throughout, though his sidekick timpanist sometimes lagged in the final unisons.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. en unisons
      2. en unisonal
      3. en unisonant
      4. en unisonous
      5. en unisonance
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of unison for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "unison" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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