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sixteenth note


Simple Definition of sixteenth note

  • : a musical note equal in time to 1/16 of a whole note

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sixteenth note

  1. :  a musical note with the time value of 116 of a whole note — see note illustration

Circa 1861

First Known Use of sixteenth note

circa 1861

Rhymes with sixteenth note

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an indentation on an edge or a surface

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