HyperDic: melody

English > 2 senses of the word melody:
NOUNcommunicationmelody, tune, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrasea succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
cognitionmelody, tonal patternthe perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
melody > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'lahdiy
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English > melody: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
Synonymstune, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase
Partsphrase, musical phraseA short musical passage
Narrowerflourish, fanfare, tucket(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments
glissandoA rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
leitmotiv, leitmotifA melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
part, voiceThe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
roulade(music) an elaborate run of several notes sung to one syllable
signature, signature tune, theme songA melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea(music) melodic subject of a musical composition
theme songA melody that recurs and comes to represent a musical play or movie
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishaire, cuerda, línea, melodía, tonada, ton
Catalanaire, melodia, tonada
Adjectivesmelodicof or relating to melody
melodiouscontaining or constituting / constituting or characterized by pleasing melody / melody
melodioushaving a musical sound
Verbsmelodizesupply a melody for
English > melody: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes.
Synonymtonal pattern
Broadermusical perceptionThe auditory perception of musical sounds
Spanishmelodia, melodía, percepción musical
Catalanmelodia
Adjectivesmelodiouscontaining or constituting / constituting or characterized by pleasing melody / melody
melodioushaving a musical sound

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