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chant in Music topic

chantchant2 ●○○ noun [countable]  1 SINGwords or phrases that are repeated again and again by a group of people Others in the crowd took up the chant (=began chanting).chant of chants of ‘oh no, we won’t go’2 APMa regularly repeated tune, often with many words sung on one note, especially used for religious prayerschanter noun [countable]
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chantBetween each song, a chant pushes up like a hushed inhale, murmuring from a hesitant corner.Computer science is a bit like a Gregorian chant a one-line melody changing state within larger scale sections.The music is as old as Gregorian chant and as fresh as a Disney soundtrack.There's the Andamans, where they never talk, just converse entirely in song - a sort of chant.Demonstrators blew whistles and screamed protest chants.When was the last time you heard that chant in the Coliseum?The chant was deafeningly clear from the outset.Other examples of these chants are to be found in Chapter 5.