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whole step

n. Music
The interval of a major second, or two semitones, in the standard diatonic scale. Also called whole tone.
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whole′ step`



n.
a musical interval, as A–B or B–C♯, encompassing two semitones. Also called whole′ tone`.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.whole step - a musical interval of two semitones
musical interval, interval - the difference in pitch between two notes
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