Unison is a see also of octave.
In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between unison and octave
is that unison
is (music) the simultaneous playing of an identical note more than once while octave
is (music) the pitch an octave higher than a given pitch.
As nouns the difference between unison and octave
is that unison
is the state of being together, in harmony, at the same time, as one, synchronized while octave
is (music) an interval of twelve semitones spanning eight degrees of the diatonic scale, representing a doubling or halving in pitch.
As a adjective octave is
(obsolete) consisting of eight; eight in number.
(en proper noun
(British, labor union) A public sector trade union in the UK
(music) An interval of twelve semitones spanning eight degrees of the diatonic scale, representing a doubling or halving in pitch.
- The melody jumps up an octave''' at the beginning, then later drops back down an '''octave .
- The singer was known for astounding clarity over her entire five-octave range.
(music) The pitch an octave higher than a given pitch.
- The octave has a pitch ratio of 2:1.
(poetry) A poetic stanza consisting of eight lines; usually used as one part of a sonnet.
* Sir Philip Sidney
- The bass starts on a low E, and the tenor comes in on the octave .
(fencing) The eighth defensive position, with the sword hand held at waist height, and the tip of the sword out straight at knee level.
(Christianity) The day that is one week after a feast day in the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church.
(Christianity) An eight day period beginning on a feast day in the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church.
A small cask of wine, one eighth of a pipe.
- With mournful melody it continued this octave .
* perfect octave
* diminished octave
* augmented octave
(obsolete) Consisting of eight; eight in number.