unison: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (y'nu-sun, -zun), [key]
— n.
  1. coincidence in pitch of two or more musical tones, voices, etc.
  2. the musical interval of a perfect prime.
  3. the performance of musical parts at the same pitch or at the octave.
  4. a sounding together in octaves, esp. of male and female voices or of higher and lower instruments of the same class.
  5. a process in which all elements behave in the same way at the same time; simultaneous or synchronous parallel action: to march in unison.
  6. in perfect accord; corresponding exactly: My feelings on the subject are in unison with yours.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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