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quarter note

n. Music
A note having one-fourth the time value of a whole note. Also called crotchet.

quarter note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve. Also called: crotchet

quar′ter note`



n.
a musical note equal in time value to one quarter of a whole note.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole notequarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter 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"
Translations
fjórðapartsnóta
četrtinka
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