musical mode

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Noun1.musical mode - any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octavemusical mode - any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
diatonic scale - a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones
church mode, ecclesiastical mode, Gregorian mode, medieval mode - any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
Greek mode - any of the descending diatonic scales in the music of classical Greece
major diatonic scale, major scale - a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th
minor diatonic scale, minor scale - a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th
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The first was a well-known type of pain fibera polymodal nociceptorthat responds to a host of high intensity stimuli such as heat and pinching.
4-7) Most of the TRP channels are polymodal sensors characterized by a wide variety of activation triggers that act from outside and inside the cell.
The monthly size frequency distributions were polymodal suggesting the presence of several age classes, and even of successive cohorts belonging to the same age class.
The sandstones and siltstones are compositionally immature and commonly display a polymodal composition.
Peripheral veins are innervated with polymodal nociceptors, which mediate the response to the injection of certain anaesthetics that cause pain.
The use of probability paper for the graphical analysis of polymodal frequency distributions.
13,14) Potentially damaging stimuli such as thermal, mechanical and chemical factors are detected by corneal polymodal nociceptors and mechanoreceptors.
It was observed that the polygons are unimodal for the seeds in water and polymodal for those in saline solution.
The polymodal offset distribution of some layers points to the geological inconsistency of the divided stratigraphic units within the borehole logs partially confirmed by the averaged normalized offset values for these layers, which is also discussed in similar studies (Lemon & Jones 2003).
Mangroves are characterized by a polymodal flood pulse of low amplitude and duration, resulting from the influence of the tide, while in the floodplains the flood pulse is monomodal, with larger amplitude and longer duration (Junk, 1997).