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Definition of "ut" []

  • Music A syllable representing the tone C, otherwise represented by do, in the French system of solmization. (noun)
  • The syllable used in the fixed system of solmization for the note C (noun)

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  • The first note of a hexachord in medieval music (noun)

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Use "ut" in a sentence
  • "The first one (ut) was changed to _DO_ as early as the sixteenth century because of the difficulty of producing a good singing tone on _ut_."
  • "For _usu compertum habemus, superstitiones etiam postquam explosoe essent, si qua relicta fuissent earum monumenta, cum memoriam sui ipsarum apud homines, tum id tandem ut revocerantur obtinuisse_, saith Wolphius, (530) who hereupon thinks it behoveful to destroy _funditus_ such vestiges of superstition, for this cause, if there were no more: _ut et aspirantibus ad revocandam idololatriam spes frangatur, et res novas molientibus ansa pariter ac materia proeripiatur_."
  • "Siate usus etc. ita ut uunc aratro ut€ - retur, nunc falce."