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just intonation

noun, Music.
a system of tuning based on the pure perfect fifth and major third.
Origin of just intonation
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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just intonation

a form of tuning employing the pitch intervals of the untempered natural scale, sometimes employed in the playing of the violin, cello, etc
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