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Meaning of GAMUT

Pronunciation:  'gamut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a complete extent or range: "a face that expressed a gamut of emotions"
  2. [n]  (music) the entire scale of musical notes

GAMUT is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: ambit, compass, musical scale, orbit, range, reach, scale, scope



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gam"ut\, n. [F. gamme + ut the name of a musical note. F.
gamme is fr. the name of the Greek letter ?, which was used
by Guido d'Arezzo to represent the first note of his model
scale. See {Gamma}, and {Ut}.] (Mus.)
The scale.

Computing Dictionary

The gamut of a monitor is the set of colours it can display. There are some colours which can't be made up of a mixture of red, green and blue phosphor emissions and so can't be displayed by any monitor.

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