thirty-second note

noun

thir·​ty-sec·​ond note ˌthər-tē-ˈse-kən(d)-ˌnōt How to pronounce thirty-second note (audio)
-kən(t)-
: a musical note with the time value of ¹/₃₂ of a whole note see note illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thirty-second note was in 1874

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Cite this Entry

“Thirty-second note.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-second%20note. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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