Major second

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(Mus.) a second between whose tones is a difference in pitch of a step.

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If you name intervals by their half-step content, a minor second is 1, major second is 2, minor third is 3 and so on.
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Citing Jack Nicklaus' record of 19 major second places, Woods said consistency had been what he was striving for since beginning work with swing coach Hank Haney in 2004.
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