Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to just tuning: equal temperament
just tuning[′jəst ′tün·iŋ]
A tuning system generated by octave rearrangements of the notes of three consecutive triads, each having the frequency ratio 4:5:6, with the highest note of one triad serving as the lowest note of the next triad.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.