half step


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half step

n.
1. Music See semitone.
2. A marching step of 15 inches (38 centimeters) at quick time and 18 inches (46 centimeters) at double time.
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half′ step`


n.
2. Mil. a step 15 in. (38 cm) long in quick time and 18 in. (46 cm) long in double time.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.half step - the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument
musical interval, interval - the difference in pitch between two notes
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Torith took a half step toward the entrance to the pool as though to corroborate my story.
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