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A unit of pitch interval, such that the interval between two frequencies measured in savarts is equal to 1000 times the common logarithm of the ratio of the frequencies; one octave equals approximately 301.030 savarts.
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a unit of frequency interval in musical acoustics, named in honor of the French physicist F. Savart. One savart is equal to the frequency interval having a ratio of the bounding frequencies f2/f1 such that log (f2/f1) = 1.0023. It has the following relationships with the other frequency-interval units: 1 savart = 3.32 × 10-3 octaves = 3.98 cents; 1 octave = 301 savarts.

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