eighth note

noun

Definition of eighth note

: a musical note with the time value of ¹/₈ of a whole note — see note illustration

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First Known Use of eighth note

1839


EIGHTH NOTE Defined for English Language Learners

eighth note

noun

Definition of eighth note for English Language Learners

  • music : a musical note that lasts to 1/8 of the length of a whole note


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