diapason diapason

Definition(s):

  • (n) either of the two main stops on a pipe organ

Usage(s):

  1. In 1866 oxen began hauling the logs which formed its 32-foot diapason, its tiny flutinos.
  2. The mimeographed Bulletin was under no illusion that its cheerful chirping could drown out the harsh diapason from the rest of the press.
  3. When the organ sounds its joyous diapason, Cardinal O'Connell will listen with the ears of a notable composer.

News

  • Central Bank Monetization And Scrambled Economic Signals

    Excerpted from Diapason Commodities' Sean Corrigan's five-part series 'Time and Money' ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4 , and Part 5 ) originally posted at The Cobden Center blog, ... [Our investments] should be funded with scarce savings, not financed by the paltry fiction of banking book entries and hence the business of investment should be conducted only in accordance with the balance we ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "Investors may gain exposure to the Diapason Commodity Rotator in a wide range of currencies, maturities, and risk profiles, including principal-protected structured products," Diapason and JPMorgan said in a release.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: JP Morgan Source: Reuters

  2. "It was simply phenomenal," said Simon Callow from the pulpit, "with more stops than any organ, from piping treble to full-throated diapason. The critical thesaurus was ransacked to describe its astonishing variety of registers: the sometimes...
    on Mar 28, 2009 By: Simon Callow Source: Times Online

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