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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Half of a sound at a half step.

Usage examples (10)
  • Once I did that the strings were all surprise about a quarter-tone flat and had to retune back.
  • For hours with an oscillator squeal beeping hi his ear to guide him, he sang endless quarter-tone scales.
  • For here it is a quarter-tone, and there it is the vowel or the consonant; and there is another unit of weight and another of movement.
  • I simply applied the same principle to my genetically enlarged gulls, testing them at each quarter-tone past human range before I found exactly the right note. for more
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