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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music A note having one-eighth the time value of a whole note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A note having one-eighth the duration of a whole note; a quaver

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the eighth part of a whole note, or semibreve; a quaver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In musical notation, a note having half the time-value of a quarter-note; a quaver: marked by the sign or , or, when grouped, , .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note

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