Music vs Alternation - What's the difference?

music | alternation |


As nouns the difference between music and alternation

is that music is a sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time while alternation is the reciprocal succession of (normally two) things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.

As a verb music

is to seduce or entice with music.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

music

Alternative forms

* musick (archaic) * musicke (obsolete) * musique (obsolete)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time.
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  • (figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.
  • An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using and sometimes singing
  • A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.
  • Synonyms

    * melody * vibe

    Derived terms

    * background music * chamber music * chin music * concrete music * country music * elevator music * face the music * fill music * hillbilly music * incidental music * musical * musicality * musically * music box * music drama * music hall * musician, muso * musicing * musicless * music of the spheres * music to someone's ears * musicologist * musicology * pop music * program music * set to music * sheet music * soul music * world music

    See also

    * * MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia *

    Verb

    (musick)
  • To seduce or entice with music.
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    References

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    alternation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The reciprocal succession of (normally two) things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.
  • The response of the congregation speaking alternately with the minister.
  • (Mason)
  • (linguistics) Ablaut.
  • (logic) The "inclusive or " truth function.
  • (mathematics) A sequence that alternates between positive and negative values. (Sometimes wrongly used to mean a permutation.)
  • (computing) A construct in a regular expression that can match any of several specified subexpressions.