a note having 1/32 of the time value of a whole note; demi-semiquaver.
Origin of thirty-second note
First recorded in 1885–90
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music, US and Canadian a note having the time value of one thirty-second of a semibreveAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): demisemiquaver
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