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dominant in Music topic

dominantdominant2 noun [singular] technical 🔊 🔊 APMthe fifth note of a musical scale of eight notes
Examples from the Corpus
dominantAs the Dolphin approaches, summoned by Arion's song, the suspense is maintained almost to the last by means of secondary dominants.All the dominants have high frequency here with Calluna the most dominant, and Cladonia species are frequent.