Definition of diapason
1 a : a burst of sound <diapasons of laughter> b : the principal foundation stop in the organ extending through the complete range of the instrument c (1) : the entire compass of musical tones (2) : range, scope <registers the full diapason of her responses — Mindy Aloff>
2 a : tuning fork b : a standard of pitch
Examples of diapason
<the survey ultimately recorded the full diapason of seemingly possible replies regarding sexual practices>
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