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Meaning of HOMOPHONIC

Pronunciation:  `hâmu'fânik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a single melodic line with accompaniment
 

HOMOPHONIC is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: monophonic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ho`mo*phon"ic\, Homophonous \Ho*moph"o*nous\, a.
[Gr. ?; ? the same + ? sound, tone: cf. F. homophone.]
1. (Mus.)
   (a) Originally, sounding alike; of the same pitch;
       unisonous; monodic.
   (b) Now used for plain harmony, note against note, as
       opposed to polyphonic harmony, in which the several
       parts move independently, each with its own melody.

2. Expressing the same sound by a different combination of
   letters; as, bay and bey.

 

 

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