Sensible note


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(Mus.) the major seventh note of any scale; - so called because, being but a half step below the octave, or key tone, and naturally leading up to that, it makes the ear sensible of its approaching sound. Called also the leading tone.

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"If I had taken part in it I'd have done it better than this, and have written a sensible note. I should think you'd have known Mr.
Mr Khan struck a sensible note in his speech and he ought to be given the political space to try and turn his ideas into reality.
On a more sensible note he has won over the fences and is a proven stayer - two vital requirements needed to win.