thirty-second note


thir·​ty-sec·​ond note ˌthər-tē-ˈse-kən(d)-ˌnōt How to pronounce thirty-second note (audio)
: 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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“Thirty-second note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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