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Definition 1: having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for polyphonic in the sense of this definition

(polyphonic belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 2: of or relating to or characterized by polyphony - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where polyphonic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

Synonyms for polyphonic in the sense of this definition

(polyphonic belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 3: having two or more phonetic values - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where polyphonic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • polyphonic letters such as `a'

(polyphonic belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

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