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octave
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
an interval of tones with the pitch at the high end being twice that at the low end — 8 notes on the familiar diatonic scale
  • The note boomed again: and then at his firmer pressure, the note, fluking up an octave, became a strident blare more penetrating than before.
    p. 17.5
  • Ralph's breath failed; the note dropped the octave, became a low wubber, was a rush of air.
    p. 17.6

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