Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An imperfect or half cadence, falling on the dominant instead of on the keynote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An imperfect or half cadence, falling on the dominant instead of on the key note.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, a half cadence. It usually denotes the progression from tonic to dominant. See cadence.

Etymologies

demi- +‎ cadence (Wiktionary)

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