decad definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic kind of decade.
    • A decade.
    • the amount ten; in a Pythagorean or cabalistic sense, as some the world, the tetractys or quaternary number.
    • a collection of ten objects; ten considered as an entire or product.
    • Specifically a time period of ten successive many years.
    • In music, a small grouping of ten shades, having exact acoustical relations together, organized to be able to explain and correct dilemmas in balance and modulation.
    • A division of a literary work containing ten parts or publications.
    • just like decad ring.

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