[ dem-ee-sem-ee-kwey-ver ]
/ ˌdɛm iˈsɛm iˌkweɪ vər /
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noun Music (chiefly British).
a thirty-second note.
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Remember, you've got to begin on the demisemiquaver at the end of the bar—only not too staccato, remember—and allow for the pause.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for demisemiquaver
/ (ˈdɛmɪˌsɛmɪˌkweɪvə) /
music a note having the time value of one thirty-second of a semibreveUsual US and Canadian name: thirty-second note
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