Top note

Main Entry:  top note1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the highest note in a piece of music or in a singer's vocal range
Example:  Near the end of a performance one evening, the famed soprano missed a top note.
Etymology:  1896
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Main Entry:  top note2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the dominant scent in a perfume; a volatile odorant that evaporates quickly
Example:  Top note oils like lemon and orange are the lightest, most stimulating and energizing oils.
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