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grace note

n.
A musical note, especially an appoggiatura, added as an embellishment, printed in small type, and not counted in rhythm.
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grace note

n
(Classical Music) music a note printed in small type to indicate that it is melodically and harmonically nonessential
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grace′ note`


n.
a musical note, as an appoggiatura, added as a melodic embellishment.
[1815–25]
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grace note

- An extra note for embellishment, not necessary for the harmony or melody.
See also related terms for melody.
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Noun1.grace note - an embellishing note usually written in smaller sizegrace note - an embellishing note usually written in smaller size
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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