The term diatonic has several meanings.
In regards to scales, see:
- 5L 2s, the diatonic moment of symmetry scale
- 5L 2s Muddles, which may also be reasonably called "diatonic scales"
Note: In TAMNAMS (which is the convention on all pages on temperament-agnostic scale patterns on the wiki), diatonic exclusively refers to 5L 2s. Other diatonic-based scales (specifically with 3 step sizes or more), such as Zarlino, blackdye and diasem, are called detempered (if the philosophy is RTT-based) or deregularized (RTT-agnostic) diatonic scales. The adjectives diatonic-like or diatonic-based may also be used to refer to diatonic-based scales, depending on what's contextually the most appropriate.
In regards to interval classification, see: