hemidemisemiquaver 1848, from HEMI- (Cf. hemi-) + DEMI- (Cf. demi-) + SEMI- (Cf. semi-) + QUAVER (Cf. quaver) (n.).

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  • hemidemisemiquaver — [hem΄i dem΄i sem′i kwā΄ vər] n. [ HEMI + DEMISEMIQUAVER] Chiefly Brit. SIXTY FOURTH NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — n. Mus. a note having the time value of half a demisemiquaver and represented by a large dot with a four hooked stem. Also called sixty fourth note. * * * hemidemisemiquaver etc.: see hemi …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — noun Date: 1853 sixty fourth note …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — /hem ee dem ee sem ee kway veuhr/, n. Music. Chiefly Brit. a sixty fourth note. [1850 55; HEMI + DEMISEMIQUAVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemidemisemiquaver — noun a sixty fourth note, drawn as a crotchet with four tails. See Also: quaver, semiquaver, demisemiquaver …   Wiktionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — n. sixty fourth note (British usage) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — [ˌhɛmɪdɛmɪ sɛmɪkweɪvə] noun Music, chiefly Brit. a note with the time value of half a demisemiquaver, represented by a large dot with a four hooked stem …   English new terms dictionary

  • hemidemisemiquaver — hemi·demisemiquaver …   English syllables

  • hemidemisemiquaver — hem•i•dem•i•sem•i•qua•ver [[t]ˌhɛm iˌdɛm iˈsɛm iˌkweɪ vər[/t]] n. mad brit. sixty fourth note • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • hemidemisemiquaver — /ˈhɛmidɛmiˌsɛmikweɪvə/ (say hemeedemee.semeekwayvuh) noun Music a note one sixty fourth the duration of a semibreve …  

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