gapped scale

noun

Definition of gapped scale

: a musical scale derived from a larger system of tones by omitting certain tones

First Known Use of gapped scale

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Gapped scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gapped%20scale. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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