12-tone system - definitions and synonyms

12-tone system noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

Usage Examples:

  • We can for example analyze the hematocrit (a red blood cell test). We can understand from that if they are hydrated enough, and what the changes are going on in their circulatory system.