tonic sol-fa

noun

Definition of tonic sol-fa 

: a system of solmization based on key relationships that replaces the normal notation with sol-fa syllables or their initials

First Known Use of tonic sol-fa

1852, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tonic sol-fa

Share tonic sol-fa

Dictionary Entries near tonic sol-fa

tonic accent

tonical

tonicity

tonic sol-fa

tonic water

-tonies

tonies

Statistics for tonic sol-fa

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for tonic sol-fa

The first known use of tonic sol-fa was in 1852

See more words from the same year

Comments on tonic sol-fa

What made you want to look up tonic sol-fa? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make faulty or ineffective

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!