Thirty-second note
Thirty-second Thir"ty-sec`ond, a. Being one of thirty-two equal parts into which anything is divided. [1913 Webster]

{Thirty-second note} (Mus.), the thirty-second part of a whole note; a demi-semiquaver. [1913 Webster]


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  • thirty-second note — [thʉrt΄ē sek′ənd] n. Music a note having one thirty second the duration of a whole note: see NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • Thirty-second note — In music, a thirty second note (American or German terminology) or demisemiquaver (British or classical terminology) is a note played for 1/32 of the duration of a whole note (or semibreve). It lasts half as long as a sixteenth note (or… …   Wikipedia

  • thirty-second note — noun a musical note having the time value of a thirty second of a whole note • Syn: ↑demisemiquaver • Hypernyms: ↑note, ↑musical note, ↑tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirty-second note — noun Date: circa 1890 a musical note with the time value of 1/32 of a whole note see note illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thirty-second note — Music. a note having 1/32 of the time value of a whole note; demi semiquaver. See illus. under note. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • thirty-second note — thir′ty sec′ond note n. mad a musical note having 1/32 the time value of a whole note • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • thirty-second note — noun Music, chiefly N. Amer. a demisemiquaver …   English new terms dictionary

  • thirty-second note — /θɜti ˌsɛkənd ˈnoʊt/ (say thertee .sekuhnd noht) noun US demisemiquaver …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thirty-second — Thir ty sec ond, a. Being one of thirty two equal parts into which anything is divided. [1913 Webster] {Thirty second note} (Mus.), the thirty second part of a whole note; a demi semiquaver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thirty-second rest — noun : a rest equal in time value to a thirty second note * * * Music. a rest equal in value to a thirty second note. See illus. under rest1. [1900 05] * * * thirty second rest, Music. a rest equivalent in time value to a thirty second note …   Useful english dictionary

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