sixteenth note

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sixteenth note

n. Music
A note having one sixteenth the time value of a whole note.

sixteenth note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of one-sixteenth of a semibreve. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): semiquaver

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n.
a musical note having one sixteenth the time value of a whole note.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.sixteenth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole notesixteenth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
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Part I includes six chord exercises in straight 8th notes and six more in 16th notes.