Semiquaver
Semiquaver Sem"i*qua`ver (s[e^]m"[i^]*kw[=a]`v[~e]r), n. (Mus.) A note of half the duration of the quaver; -- now usually called a {sixteenth note}. [1913 Webster]

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  • semiquaver — ► NOUN Music, chiefly Brit. ▪ a note having the time value of a sixteenth of a semibreve or half a quaver, represented by a large dot with a two hooked stem …   English terms dictionary

  • semiquaver — [sem′i kwā΄vər] n. Chiefly Brit. SIXTEENTH NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • semiquaver — UK [ˈsemɪˌkweɪvə(r)] / US [ˈsemɪˌkweɪvər] / US [ˈsemaɪˌkweɪvər] noun [countable] Word forms semiquaver : singular semiquaver plural semiquavers music British a musical note that is half as long as a short note called a quaver …   English dictionary

  • semiquaver — noun Date: 1576 sixteenth note …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semiquaver — /sem ee kway veuhr/, n. Music Chiefly Brit. a sixteenth note. See illus. under note. Also called demiquaver. [1570 80; SEMI + QUAVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • semiquaver — noun a sixteenth note, drawn as a crotchet with two tails. See Also: quaver, demisemiquaver, hemidemisemiquaver …   Wiktionary

  • semiquaver — sem|i|qua|ver [ˈsemiˌkweıvə US ər] n BrE a musical note which continues for a sixteenth of the length of a ↑semibreve American Equivalent: sixteenth note …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • semiquaver — sem|i|qua|ver [ semi,kweıvər, semaı,kweıvər ] noun count BRITISH a SIXTEENTH NOTE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • semiquaver — англ. [сэмикуэ/йвэ] 1/16 нота …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • semiquaver — n. sixteenth note, musical note with 1/16 the value of a whole note (Music) …   English contemporary dictionary

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