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diatonic scale  diatonic
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A scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones WordNet 3.0
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A scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In music theory, a diatonic scale is any heptatonic scale that includes five whole steps and two half steps in each octave, in which the two half steps are separated from each other by either two or three whole steps, depending on their position in the scale. Wikipedia
Class of music scales with seven notes, separated by five whole steps and two half steps Wikidata
A seven-note musical scale of five tones and two semitones. Wiktionary
Diatonic scale. Wiktionary (translation)
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