Meaning of diapason
Pronunciation: (dī"u-pā'zun, -sun), [key]
— n. Music.
- a full, rich outpouring of melodious sound.
- the compass of a voice or instrument.
- a fixed standard of pitch.
- either of two principal timbres or stops of a pipe organ, one of full, majestic toneand the other of strong, flutelike tone
- any of several other organ stops.
- a tuning fork.
- diapason (Thesaurus)