high note

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Noun[edit]

high note (plural high notes)

  1. (music) The highest and usually climactic note of a song or composition, especially one that is difficult to reach.
    After weeks of practice Alyssa was finally able to hit the high note of her song perfectly.
  2. (figuratively) A climax or best achievement.
  3. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see high,‎ note.

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