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Definition: Major offense
, [L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F.
majeur. Cf. Master
1. Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part
of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major
part of the territory.
2. Of greater dignity; more important. --Shak.
3. Of full legal age; adult. [Obs.]
4. (Mus.) Greater by a semitone, either in interval or in
difference of pitch from another tone.
(Mus.), a key in which one and two, two and
three, four and five, five and six and seven, make major
seconds, and three and four, and seven and eight, make
(Law), an offense of a greater degree which
contains a lesser offense, as murder and robbery include
(Mus.), the natural diatonic scale, which has
semitones between the third and fourth, and seventh and
fourth, and seventh and eighth degrees; the scale of the
major mode, of which the third is major. See Scale
(Mus.), a second between whose tones is a
difference in pitch of a step.
(Mus.), a sixth of four steps and a half step.
In major keys the third and sixth from the key tone are
major. Major keys and intervals, as distinguished from
minors, are more cheerful.
(Mus.), a third of two steps.