quarter note


quarter note
Synonyms and related words:
accidental, breve, crotchet, demisemiquaver, dominant, dominant note, double whole note, eighth note, enharmonic, enharmonic note, flat, half note, hemidemisemiquaver, minim, musical note, natural, note, patent note, quaver, report, responding note, semibreve, semiquaver, shaped note, sharp, sixteenth note, sixty-fourth note, spiccato, staccato, sustained note, tercet, thirty-second note, tone, triplet, whole note

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Quarter note — Quarter Quar ter (kw[aum]r t[ e]r), n. [F. quartier, L. quartarius a fourth part, fr. quartus the fourth. See {Quart}.] 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarter note — n AmE a musical note which continues for a quarter of the length of a ↑whole note British Equivalent: crotchet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quarter note — quarter ,note noun count AMERICAN a short musical note that is played for one quarter of the time of a WHOLE NOTE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quarter note — quarter notes N COUNT A quarter note is a musical note that has a time value equal to two eighth notes. [AM] (in BRIT, use crotchet) …   English dictionary

  • quarter note — n. Music a note having one fourth the duration of a whole note: see NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • Quarter note — A quarter note (American) or crotchet (British) is a note played for one quarter of the duration of a whole note (or semibreve). Often people will say that a crotchet is one beat, however, this is not always correct, as the beat is indicated by… …   Wikipedia

  • quarter note — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms quarter note : singular quarter note plural quarter notes music American a crotchet …   English dictionary

  • quarter note — note which is worth one fourth of a whole note (Music) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quarter note — noun a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note • Syn: ↑crotchet • Hypernyms: ↑note, ↑musical note, ↑tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarter note — quar′ter note n. mad a musical note equal in time value to one quarter of a whole note • Etymology: 1755–65 …   From formal English to slang


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