What does krakatau mean?

Definitions for krakatauˌkræk əˈtaʊ, ˌkrɑ kə-; -ˈtoʊ ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Krakatau, Krakatao, Krakatoa(noun)

    a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history


  1. Krakatau

    Krakatau is a gamelan-influenced jazz band from Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The group was formed in 1985 and is unique in that their instruments are all specially tuned to slendro, a pentatonic scale used in Indonesian traditional music. They combine Western and Indonesian instruments, and even integrate rap into their music. "Despite the distinctive frequency of particular tone [tuning] that could sound peculiar to Western ears, the treasure of rhythmic expression is valuable language to communicate to global audiences. Further more, Krakatau is continuously adapting Western diatonic elements [melodies] into its basic S’lendro tonal system." They have performed in Indonesia, Japan, China, and Malaysia, and released eight commercial recordings.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of krakatau in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of krakatau in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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