OCTAVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OCTAVE
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octave
 n.  a feast day and the seven days following it
 n.  a musical interval of eight tones
Classic Sentence:
1  The piece ended with a trill of octaves in the treble and a final deep octave in the bass.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
2  Dede Antanas is asleep, and so are the Szedvilases, husband and wife, the former snoring in octaves.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  The six principal roles in this opera have an average vocal range of two octaves.