semitone

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semitone (plural semitones)

  1. (music) (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) The musical interval equal (exactly or approximately) to half a tone or one-twelfth of an octave
  2. (music) (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) Any of the pitches of the chromatic scale

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(US) half-step

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