whole-tone scale

noun

Definition of whole-tone scale

: a musical scale progressing by whole steps

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“Whole-tone scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole-tone%20scale. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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