microtone


mi·cro·tone

noun \ˈmī-krə-ˌtōn\

Definition of MICROTONE

:  a musical interval smaller than a halftone
mi·cro·ton·al \ˌmī-krə-ˈtō-nəl\ adjective
mi·cro·to·nal·i·ty \-tō-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun
mi·cro·ton·al·ly \-ˈtō-nəl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of MICROTONE

1920

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