Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (music) A pause or interval of silence equal in duration to two quarter rests or one half of a whole rest. In common or 4/4 time, its duration is two beats.
- (music) A symbol used in musical notation drawn as a solid rectangle directly above the middle line of a staff whose height is half the distance between lines.
- breve rest
- semibreve rest
- crochet rest
- quaver rest
- semiquaver rest
- demisemiquaver rest
- hemidemisemiquaver rest
- half note
pause or interval of silence equal in duration to two quarter rests or one half of a whole rest
symbol for this pause
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.
Translations to be checked