two hundred fifty-sixth note

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two hundred fifty-sixth note (plural two hundred fifty-sixth notes)

  1. (music, very rare) A note played for ​1⁄256 of the duration of a whole note.
    • 2009, Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Practicing sucks, but it doesn't have to!: surviving music lessons:
      When you cut four quarter notes in half, you get eight eighth notes, and so on, down the road, all the way to two-hundred-fifty-sixth notes.