gapped. Term applied to a scale, indicating inclusion of intervals of more than a tone's distance, e.g. the pentatonic scale.
More From encyclopedia.com
Scale , scale1 / skāl/ • n. 1. each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles, typically overlapping one another. 2. s… Cosmoid Scale , Skip to main content cosmoid scale Cover-sociability Scale , cover-sociability scale A method for recording vegetation, devised by Braun-Blanquet, in which two scales are combined. The first describes the numbe… scale insect , scale in·sect • n. a small insect (suborder Homoptera) with a protective shieldlike scale. It spends most of its life attached by its mouth to a sing… Scale (zoology) , scales The small bony or horny plates forming the body covering of fish and reptiles. The wings of some insects, notably the Lepidoptera (butterflies… Mercalli Scale , Mercalli scale An earthquake-intensity scale based on direct observation. Devised by G.Mercalli, it ranges from scales I (not felt) and II (felt by m…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like