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See also: Tritone
tritone (plural tritones)
- (music) An interval of three whole tones.
2007, February 17, “Ben Ratliff”, in For Some Unmellowed Metalheads, Middle Age Is Nothing to Fear:
- The mini-epic “Seasons in the Abyss,” with its ringing tritone interval at the beginning, its extended solos, its medium tempo, was as close as Slayer got to a groove.
- The tritone has a pitch ratio close to 17:12.
an interval of three whole tones
tritone m (plural tritoni)