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demisemiquaver

[dem-ee-sem-ee-kwey-ver] /ˌdɛm iˈsɛm iˌkweɪ vər/
noun, Music (chiefly British)
1.
a thirty-second note.
Origin of demisemiquaver
1700-1710
1700-10; demi- + semiquaver
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  • Remember, you've got to begin on the demisemiquaver at the end of the bar—only not too staccato, remember—and allow for the pause.

    Somehow Good William de Morgan
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demisemiquaver

/ˈdɛmɪˌsɛmɪˌkweɪvə/
noun
1.
(music) a note having the time value of one thirty-second of a semibreve Usual US and Canadian name thirty-second note
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Word Origin and History for demisemiquaver
n.

1706; see demi- + semi- + quaver (n.).

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