Sentence Examples


  • Thus it is easy to detect a want of tuning in these intervals.
  • 1762 Pascal Taskin's tuning-fork, Paris..
  • 1834 Montal's tuning-fork, Paris opera.
  • If a tuning-fork in vibration be turned round before the ear, four positions will be found in which A B it will be inaudible, owing to the mutual interference FIG.
  • Beats also afford an excellent practical guide in the tuning of instruments, but more so for the higher notes of the register, inasmuch as the same number of beats are given by a smaller deviation from unison by two notes of high pitch than by two notes of low pitch.