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chants, plural;
  1. Say or shout repeatedly in a sing-song tone
    • - protesters were chanting slogans
    • - the crowd chanted “No violence!”
  2. Sing or intone (a psalm, canticle, or sacred text)

  1. A repeated rhythmic phrase, typically one shouted or sung in unison by a crowd

  2. A monotonous or repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual

  3. A short musical passage in two or more phrases used for singing unmetrical words; a psalm or canticle sung to such music

  4. The style of music consisting of such passages
    • - Gregorian chant

  1. a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
  2. recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm; "The rabbi chanted a prayer"
  3. tone: utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
  4. (chanted) sung or uttered rhythmically in a monotone; "a chanted psalm"
  5. (chanting) intonation: the act of singing in a monotonous tone
  6. (chancy) of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
  7. Chant (from Old French chanter) is the rhythmic speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a limited set of notes (e.g. woah woah) to highly complex musical structures (e.g. ...
  8. For the 2008 recording see Chant - Music For Paradise
  9. Chant is a lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon, behind the southwest limb as seen from the Earth. It lies within the southwestern part of the blanket of ejecta surrounding the Mare Orientale, beyond the Montes Cordillera mountain ring. ...
  10. Chant is an album by American trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1961 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1979. accessed August 31, 2010
  11. Chant (foaled 1891 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1894 Kentucky Derby, Phoenix Stakes, and Clark Handicap. ...
  12. A CHANT (from Channel Tanker) was a type of prefabricated coastal tanker which was built in the United Kingdom during the Second World War due to a perceived need for coastal tankers after the invasion of France. Some CHANTs were adapted to carry dry cargos. ...
  13. Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony; To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music
  14. (chancy) uncertain, risky, hazardous; subject to chance; random
  15. (CHANTING) The use of words, rhymes or tonals to induce altered states of consciousness.
  16. (CHANTING) Speaking in a "chant" or singing manner that utilizes continuous phonation with reduced rate and inflection. (Enhances the feeling of speech as continuous movement; minimizes blocks, repetitions and tremor)
  17. (Chanting) 1. Another term used to describe deejaying, chatting, toasting or reggae rapping. 2. To boldly proclaim a word or lyric through melody or speech over music or simply drums (i.e. to "Chant a Psalm").
  18. (Chanting) Something that other teams fans do to inspire their boys. These often involve various collections of different words strung together, except at Steamboat where the words “Go Steamboat” repeated ad infinitum appears to work with more success.
  19. (chanting (Chant)) To utter words or sounds in musical tones.
  20. (chanting) rhythmically spoken text. e.g. chorus of voices, karakia, rap, paatere,
  21. Chanting is the harmonious vocalization of key words, names and pharses that are used in ritual to attune oneself, raise energy, celebrate success and to become centred.
  22. (Chants) (Vivier). 1973. 7 female voices. Éd. musicales transatlantiques 1975. Nocturnales CCL-33-131/4-ACM 36 (L. Vaillancourt).
  23. (Chants) Rhythmic songs and words that create a particular atmosphere and raise energy.
  24. (chants) repetitive lines of rhythmic text that learners say out loud in a group; language learning technique related to using music in the classroom
  25. (Gr. echos; Sl. glas). The music proper to the Orthodox services. There are eight tones or modes in the Orthodox Byzantine chant, chanted by the chanters or cantors.