Major-scale meaning

One of the diatonic scales; a group of notes or musical pitches in a particular pattern, used to make melodies. The pattern for a major scale is.

Tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone.

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(music) Any of the diatonic scales having the eight tones succeeding by whole tones but with a semitone between the third and fourth and between the seventh and eighth tones: there are twelve major scales, one in each key.
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A diatonic scale having half steps between the third and fourth and the seventh and eighth degrees and whole steps between the other adjacent degrees.
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