Definition of Semiquavers

1. Noun. (plural of semiquaver) ¹



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Definition of Semiquavers

1. semiquaver [n] - See also: semiquaver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semiquavers

semiproof
semiproofs
semipros
semiprosperous
semiprotection
semipublic
semipupa
semipupae
semipupal
semipurified
semiquantitative
semiquantitatively
semiquantum
semiquartile
semiquaver
semiquavers (current term)
semiquinone
semiquinones
semiquintile
semiquintiles
semiquote
semiquoted
semiquotes
semiquoting
semirant
semirants
semirare
semiraw
semirealistic
semireality

Literary usage of Semiquavers

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... a quaver is further divided into two semiquavers with two hooks *; four demi-semiquavers with three hooks K; and eight semi-demi-semiquavers with four ..."

2. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1881)
"... half the length of a crotchet к; a quaver is further divided into two semiquavers with two hooks \£\ four dcmi-semiquavers with three hooks ..."

3. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Alexander John Ellis (1885)
"How far these higher notes marked by semiquavers are effective, except possibly ... 2) Quavers, 20-15 = 5,20-12 = 8,24-15 = 9- 3) semiquavers, 24 — 10=14, ..."

4. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"How far these higher notes marked by semiquavers are effective, except possibly when ... 3) semiquavers, 24-10 = 14, 30-12 = 18, 30-10 = 20. Second Chord. ..."

5. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"A musical composition may quavers, and semiquavers respectively ; consist of a series or progression of sounds and the numerator shows the number of so ..."

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