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note,

in musical notationmusical notation,
symbols used to make a written record of musical sounds.

Two different systems of letters were used to write down the instrumental and the vocal music of ancient Greece. In his five textbooks on music theory Boethius (c.A.D. 470–A.D.
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, symbol placed on or between the lines of a staff to indicate the pitch and the relative duration of the tone to be produced by voice or instrument. The largest note value in common use in the United States is the whole note, an elliptical outline. Its value is halved by the addition of a stem. A solid note with a stem is the quarter note, the most usual metric unit in modern notation. The eighth note resembles the quarter note, with the addition of a flag at the end of the stem; with each flag added, the value of the note is again halved. For each note value, there is a rest of corresponding value; rests are named in the same way as notes, e.g., whole rest, half rest.

note,

in business: see promissory notepromissory note,
unconditional written promise to pay a certain sum of money at a definite time to bearer or to a specified person on his order. Promissory notes are generally used as evidence of debt.
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note

[nōt]
(acoustics)
A conventional sign indicating the pitch of a musical sound by its position on a staff, and the duration of the sound by its shape.
The sound indicated by this sign.

note

1. any of a series of graphic signs representing a musical sound whose pitch is indicated by position on the stave and whose duration is indicated by the sign's shape
2. a musical sound of definite fundamental frequency or pitch
3. a key on a piano, organ, etc.

note

(1) (note) Typically a short text memo used to document something. Notes may also allow images to be inserted. Similar to email programs, applications that handle notes, such as Evernote and OneNote, combine the user's notes into one file, whereas a word processor creates a separate file for each document. See Galaxy Note.

(2) (Note) See Galaxy Note.
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The note taker opens his book and holds it steadily under her nose, though the pressure of the mob trying to read it over his shoulders would upset a weaker man].
At first sight, Richard and Moncharmin thought that the notes were still there; but soon they perceived that they were not the same.
said my mother, when she had read the note of terms and had handed it back to me.
She sealed it up, and, Betsy coming back, in her presence handed the note to be taken.
The note was held out, and must be taken; and as she instantly and with averted eyes walked towards the fireplace, where sat the others, he had nothing to do but to go in good earnest.
Have you a memorandum of the number of that five-hundred pound note you paid away in France?
When you were saying good-bye to her at the door, while you held her hand in one hand, with the other, the left, you slipped the note into her pocket.
Let us confess it, Cornelius was not so stupefied with surprise, or so beyond himself with joy, as he would have been but for the pigeon, which, in answer to his letter, had brought back hope to him under her empty wing; and, knowing Rosa, he expected, if the note had ever reached her, to hear of her whom he loved, and also of his three darling bulbs.
He continued to shower Cecily with notes, the spelling of which showed no improvement; he worried the life out of her by constantly threatening to fight Willy Fraser--although, as Felicity sarcastically pointed out, he never did it.
Again I staked the whole of my gold, with eight hundred gulden, in notes, and lost.
But Tom was clear upon two points,--that his uncle Moss's note must be destroyed; and that Luke's money must be paid, if in no other way, out of his own and Maggie's money now in the savings bank.
Only excuse me, my dear fellow, I'll give you twenty thousand and a note of hand for eighty thousand as well.