Pronunciation: (yOO'nu-sun, -zun), [key]
1. coincidence in pitch of two or more musical tones, voices, etc.
2. the musical interval of a perfect prime.
3. the performance of musical parts at the same pitch or at the octave.
4. a sounding together in octaves, esp. of male and female voices or of higher and lower instruments of the same class.
5. a process in which all elements behave in the same way at the same time; simultaneous or synchronous parallel action: to march in unison.
6. in unison, in perfect accord; corresponding exactly: My feelings on the subject are in unison with yours.

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