Definitions for unison
ˈyu nə sən, -zənuni·son
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"marching in unison"
occurring together or simultaneously
"the two spoke in unison"
(music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves
"singing in unison"
A public sector trade union in the UK
The state of being together, in harmony, at the same time, as one, synchronized.
Everyone moved in unison, but the sudden change in weight distribution capsized the boat.
The simultaneous playing of an identical note more than once.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: unus and sonus, Lat.
Sounds intermix’d with voice
Choral or unison. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. vii.
When moved matter meets with any thing like that, from which it received its primary impress, it will in like manner move it, as in musical strings tuned unisons. Joseph Glanvill.
Lost was the nation’s sense, nor could be found,
While a long, solemn unison went round. Dunciad, b. iv.
In music, unison is two or more musical parts sounding the same pitch or at an octave interval, usually at the same time. Rhythmic patterns which are homorhythmic are also called unison.
Unison is a state of complete agreement, harmony, or being in perfect accord, or performing something simultaneously or at the same time. In music, unison refers to two or more musical parts playing the same pitch or at the same beat.
harmony; agreement; concord; union
identity in pitch; coincidence of sounds proceeding from an equality in the number of vibrations made in a given time by two or more sonorous bodies. Parts played or sung in octaves are also said to be in unison, or in octaves
a single, unvaried
sounded alike in pitch; unisonant; unisonous; as, unison passages, in which two or more parts unite in coincident sound
UNISON is the second largest trade union in the United Kingdom with over 1.3 million members. The union was formed in 1993 when three public sector trade unions, the National and Local Government Officers Association, the National Union of Public Employees and the Confederation of Health Service Employees merged. UNISON's current general secretary is Dave Prentis. He was elected on 28 February 2000 and took up the post on 1 January 2001, succeeding Rodney Bickerstaffe who had held the post for five years.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū′ni-son, n. oneness or agreement of sound: concord: harmony—adj. U′nisōnal.—adv. U′nisōnally.—n. U′nisōnance, state of being unisonant: accordance of sounds.—adjs. U′nisōnant, U′nisōnous, being in unison. [L. unus, one, sonus a sound, sonāre, to sound.]
The numerical value of unison in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of unison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
As people of one God and of this world, we must stand up and in unison.
so there we are, golden drones droning in unison. this is the West man, the pinnacle of civilization. this is where it started man. Come visit my culture. come culture my vision. we all own Automobiles here too. 87 greyhounds died in a fire today. someone lost some bucks.
I want to ask each of you to imagine, imagine millions of courageous conservatives across America rising up together to say in unison, we demand our liberty.
The government is continuing to work in unison to gather information and make every efforts for their release, we are in an extremely severe situation.
The ability to decontaminate was purely a last resort, an extreme measure, from the FDA’s perspective, there is a need for us to move back towards contingency and conventional strategies, which is, you use the respirator for the interaction, and then you dispose of it and get a new one. We are in unison, in sync, with both NIOSH and OSHA in that position.
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