Synonyms and Antonyms for twelve-tone_system

1. twelve (adj.)

denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

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2. tone system (n.)

the system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language

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3. twelve-tone system (n.)

a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

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4. twelve (n.)

the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

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5. 12-tone system (n.)

a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

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6. twelve-sided (adj.)

having twelve sides

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7. twelve-tone music (n.)

a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

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