chromatic scale definition

  • noun:
    • Music A scale composed of 12 semitones.
    • A scale including all twelve semitones in an octave.
    • a 12-note scale including all of the semitones associated with the octave
    • songs A scale composed of 12 semitones.
    • A scale including all twelve semitones in an octave.
    • a 12-note scale including all the semitones regarding the octave
  • adjective:
    • the scale consisting of thirteen shades, such as the eight scale shades and the five advanced shades.
    • the scale composed of thirteen tones, like the eight scale tones as well as the five intermediate tones.

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