minor mode


noun Music.

a scale or key in which the third degree is a minor third above the tonic.

Origin of minor mode

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for minor mode

minor mode


noun

music any arrangement of notes present in or characteristic of a minor scale or key
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