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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EIGHTH NOTE Defined for English Language Learners
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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