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mu·sic  audio  (myzk) KEY 

  1. The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre.
  2. Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody, harmony, or rhythm.
    1. A musical composition.
    2. The written or printed score for such a composition.
    3. Such scores considered as a group: We keep our music in a stack near the piano.
  3. A musical accompaniment.
  4. A particular category or kind of music.
  5. An aesthetically pleasing or harmonious sound or combination of sounds: the music of the wind in the pines.

Middle English, from Old French musique, from Latin msica, from Greek mousik (tekhn), (art) of the Muses, feminine of mousikos, of the Muses, from Mousa, Muse; see men-1 in Indo-European roots

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