unison

See also: UNISON

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English unisoun, from Middle French unisson, from Medieval Latin unisonus (having the same sound), from Latin uni- + sonus (sound).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjunɨsən, -zən/

NounEdit

unison (usually uncountable, plural unisons)

  1. The state of being together, in harmony, at the same time, as one, synchronized.
    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.
    The unison has a pitch ratio of 1:1.

AbbreviationsEdit

  • (in music): P1

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SwedishEdit

20.000 sjöngo unisont (1937), the sing-along at Skansen

AdjectiveEdit

unison (not comparable)

  1. in unison (of song)
    unison sång
    sing-along

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 22:17