quint / kwint/ • n. 1. (in piquet) a sequence of five cards of the same suit. A run of ace, king, queen, jack, and ten is a quint major and one of jack, ten, nine, eight, and seven a quint minor. 2. short for quintuplet.
quint. Org. stop sounding a note a 5th higher than key depressed. When on the pedal it is a 102/3′ stop designed to be used in conjunction with 16′ stop, producing effect of 32′ stop. Quintadena and quintatön are types of org. stop which sound not only the note of the key depressed but also the note a 12th higher. Also the 4th partial tone of a bell when it is tuned a 5th above the strike note.
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