Definition/Meaning | Word/Phrase |
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musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature | accidental |

musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats | bar , measure |

either 0 or 1 in binary notation | binary digit |

any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1) | binary notation |

notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat | cancel , natural |

notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry | chemical notation |

notation used by choreographers | choreography |

musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it | clef |

digit from 0 to 9 in decimal notation | decimal digit |

any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9) | decimal notation |

Greek mathematician who was the first to try to develop an algebraic notation (3rd century) | Diophantus |

notation marking the end of principal parts of a musical composition; two adjacent bar lines | double bar |

musical notation of two flats in front of a note indicating that it is to be lowered by two semitones | double flat |

musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones | double sharp |

digit from 0 to 11 in duodecimal notation | duodecimal digit |

any notation that uses 12 different characters | duodecimal notation |

mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself | exponent , index , power |

number represented in fixed-point notation | fixed-point number |

musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named | flat |

number represented in floating-point notation | floating-point number |

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