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octave -- as in: has a four-octave range
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Lord of the Flies
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  • The note boomed again: and then at his firmer pressure, the note, fluking up an octave, became a strident blare more penetrating than before.
  • Ralph’s breath failed; the note dropped the octave, became a low wubber, was a rush of air.

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  • Her piano teacher said her hand can’t span an octave with reasonable comfort.
  • Rogak’s voice pitched up an octave.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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