Definition of ut
: a syllable used for the first note in the diatonic scale in an early solmization system and later replaced by do
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UT: Hamilton 3 (11); TCU: Wanhanen (2), Williams (2).
Rachael Malonson, a biracial UT journalism senior, was crowned the winner.
Solstice Moon: June 20 at 6:34 p.m. ET (10:34 UT) marks the start of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Origin and Etymology of ut
Middle English, first note in the diatonic scale, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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