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sixth chord

noun, Music.
an inversion of a triad in which the second note (next above the root) is in the bass.
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First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sixth chord

(in classical harmony) the first inversion of the triad, in which the note next above the root appears in the bass See also added sixth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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