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sixteenth note

noun, Music.
a note having one sixteenth of the time value of a whole note; semiquaver.
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First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sixteenth note

(US & Canadian, music) a note having the time value of one-sixteenth of a semibreve Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) semiquaver
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