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Apotome

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Apotome

1. (Science: mathematics) The difference between two quantities commensurable only in power, as between and 1, or between the diagonal and side of a square.

2. The remaining part of a whole tone after a smaller semitone has been deducted from it; a major semitone.

Origin: gr. A cutting Off, fr. To cut off; from _ to cut.