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semitone

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semitone/ˈsɛmiˌtoʊn/noun
pluralsemitones
semitone
/ˈsɛmiˌtoʊn/
noun
pluralsemitones
Learner's definition of SEMITONE  
[count]music
: a difference in sound that is equal to ¹/₁₂ of an octave
— called also "US"half step
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