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English noun: musical note

1. musical note (communication) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound


SamplesThe singer held the note too long.


Synonymsnote, tone


Broader (hypernym)musical notation


Narrower (hyponym)acciaccatura, appoggiatura, blue note, chord, crotchet, demisemiquaver, dominant, eighth note, grace note, half note, hemidemisemiquaver, keynote, leading tone, mediant, middle C, minim, monotone, passing note, passing tone, pedal, pedal point, quarter note, quaver, semibreve, semiquaver, shake, sixteenth note, sixty-fourth note, subdominant, submediant, subtonic, supertonic, thirty-second note, tonic, trill, whole note


Member meronymmusical scale, scale









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