microtonal

microtone

[mahy-kruh-tohn]
noun
any musical interval smaller than a semitone, specifically, a quarter tone.

Origin:
1915–20; micro- + tone

microtonal, adjective
microtonality, noun
microtonally, adverb
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microtone (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌtəʊn)
 
n
any musical interval smaller than a semitone
 
micro'tonal
 
adj
 
microto'nality
 
n
 
micro'tonally
 
adv

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