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Tritone

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  1. a musical interval that spans three whole tones

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  2. the same as an augmented fourth, which in 12-tone equal temperament is enharmonic to a diminished fifth

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  3. tri- or three and tone

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  4. It is often used as the main interval of dissonance in Western harmony, and is important in the study of musical harmony. "Any tendency for a tonality to emerge may be avoided by introducing a note three whole tones distant from the key note of that

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  5. Only the augmented fourth consists of three whole tones in meantone temperament, hence the derivation of the term "tritone"

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