Sentence Examples


  • Even in this peal, Taylors were not tuning the tierce to the theoretical value.
  • From the chart, one can see that the nominal, tierce and prime were barely touched, the hum lowered a little.
  • In bell founding these partials have acquired their own names of hum tone, prime, tierce, quint, and nominal.
  • It does affect the timbre - bells with a major tierce have a clearly different quality than those with minor tierces.
  • One suspects these major tierces in older bells occur through accident rather than design.

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