quarter note

noun

Definition of quarter note

: a musical note with the time value of ¹/₄ of a whole note — see note illustration

First Known Use of quarter note

1839

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quarter note

Definition of quarter note for English Language Learners

  • : a musical note equal in time to 1/4 of a whole note


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