eighth note

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eighth note

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

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): quaver
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eighth′ note`


n.
a musical note having one eighth the time value of a whole note.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eighth note - a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole noteeighth note - a musical note having the time value of an eighth 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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Translations

eighth note

n (US Mus) → Achtelnote f, → Achtel nt
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For example, she finds that the song is divided into "deux parties correspondant respectivement aux deux strophes du poeme entre lesquelles s'insere un silence durant plus de cinq temps, et la division entre les vers est justifiee [...] par au minimum un demi-soupir" (158).