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sex·tet

 (sĕk-stĕt′)
n.
1. Music
a. A composition for six voices or six instruments.
b. A group of six singers or six instrumentalists.
2. A group of six.

[Alteration of sestet.]

sextet

(sɛksˈtɛt) ,

sextett

or

sextette

n
1. (Music, other) music a group of six singers or instrumentalists or a piece of music composed for such a group
2. a group of six people or things
[C19: variant of sestet, with Latinization of ses-]

sex•tet

or sex•tette

(sɛksˈtɛt)

n.
1. any group or set of six.
2.
a. a company of six singers or players.
b. a musical composition for six voices or instruments.
[1835–45; Latinized variant of sestet; see sex-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sextet - a musical composition written for six performers
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
2.sextet - the cardinal number that is the sum of five and onesextet - the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
3.sextet - six performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
4.sextet - a set of six similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
5.sextet - six people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
Translations
مَجْموعَة من 6 مُغَنين او موسيقيين
sextetsexteto
sekstet
sextettszextett
sextett
sekstetas
sekstets
sexteto
altılı için bestelenmiş parçaaltılı korosekstet

sextet

sextette [seksˈtet] N (Mus) (= players, composition) → sexteto m

sextet

[ˌsɛksˈtɛt] nsextuor msex toy naccessoire m (érotique)

sextet(te)

nSextett nt

sextet

[sɛksˈtɛt] nsestetto

sextet

(seksˈtet) noun
1. a group of six singers or musicians.
2. a piece of music composed for such a group.
References in periodicals archive ?
Trio fur Violine, Violoncello, und Klavier, nach dem Sextett in B op.
Bassist Fred Hopkins and cellist Deidre Murray, part of Henry Threadgill's crack Sextett, joined forces at W.
Brahms, Johannes Sextett in B fur 2 Violinen, 2 Violen, und 2 Violoncelli.