Pentad

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Pentad or pentade may refer to:

  • the number five, 5
  • Pentad (computing), a 5-bit group
  • a series of five years (Aristotle 1857: the decade is composed ... of two pentads), like the lustrum
  • 72 pentads (七十二候) in East Asia calendars, the solar term
  • Kenneth Burke's method of analyzing motivation, the dramatistic pentad
  • Pentad (chord), Pentachord, a five note chord
  • a group of three signs or symptoms for diagnosis of various medical conditions, Medical pentads

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