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An octave, in music, is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency.
'Octave' may also refer to:
- GNU Octave, a program for performing numerical analysis, mostly compatible with MATLAB
- OCTAVE, an information security assessment approach developed by Carnegie Mellon University used in IT risk management
- Octave (album), by The Moody Blues
- Octave (poetry), the first eight lines of a sonnet
- Sicilian octave, a distinct poetic form
- Ottava rima, an Italian verse form
- Octave Chanute, French-born American railway engineer and aviation pioneer
- Octave Levenspiel, American professor of chemical engineering
- Octave Mirbeau, French journalist
- Octave Tassaert, French painter
- Octave (electronics), a doubling or halving of frequency, in physics and engineering
- "The Law of Octaves", a concept from the history of the development of the periodic table of chemical elements
- An early term for octonion in algebra
- Octave, Arizona, a community in the United States
- Octave celebration, a major religious celebration in Luxembourg
- Octave (horse), a champion graded stakes race thoroughbred racehorse
- Octave (liturgical), an eight-day feast in the liturgical sense, especially in the Roman Catholic tradition
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