thirty-second note

noun
thir·​ty-sec·​ond note | \ ˌthər-tē-ˈse-kən(d)-ˌnōt How to pronounce thirty-second note (audio) , -kən(t)- \

Definition of thirty-second note

: a musical note with the time value of ¹/₃₂ of a whole note — see note illustration

First Known Use of thirty-second note

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Thirty-second note.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-second%20note. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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