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A note having one-eighth the time value of a whole note.
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(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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a musical note having one eighth the time value of a whole note.
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|Noun||1.||eighth note - a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note|
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