eighth note

noun Music.
a note having one eighth of the time value of a whole note; quaver.

1885–90, Americanism

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eighth note
(US), (Canadian) music Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): quaver a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve

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The rhythm value of an eighth note is one eighth of a whole note.
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