music

music
/ˈmjuzɪk / (say 'myoohzik)

noun
1. an art of organising sound in significant forms to express ideas and emotions through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and colour.
2. the tones or sounds employed, occurring in single line (melody) or multiple lines (harmony).
3. musical work or compositions for singing or playing.
4. the written or printed score of a musical composition.
5. such scores collectively.
6. any sweet, pleasing, or harmonious sounds or sound: the music of the waves.
7. appreciation of or responsiveness to musical sounds or harmonies.
phrase
8. face the music, to face the consequences, usually unpleasant, of one's actions; accept responsibility for what one has done.
{Middle English musik, from Latin mūsica, from Greek mousikē (technē) originally, any art over which the Muses presided}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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