half note


noun Music.

a note equivalent in time value to one half of a whole note; minim.

Nearby words

  1. half leather,
  2. half measure,
  3. half moon,
  4. half mourning,
  5. half nelson,
  6. half of it,
  7. half pay,
  8. half pint,
  9. half relief,
  10. half rest

Origin of half note

First recorded in 1590–1600

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