noun (Music chiefly British)
a sixteenth note. See illus. under note.
Also called demiquaver.

1570–80; semi- + quaver Unabridged
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semiquaver (ˈsɛmɪˌkweɪvə)
music Usual US and Canadian name: sixteenth note a note having the time value of one-sixteenth of a semibreve

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