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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,

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

[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 e-mail 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 Black Hawk money-lender who held mortgages on Peter's livestock was there, and he bought in the sale notes at about fifty cents on the dollar.
Don't send no note, but just go up there and hev it out fair and square, and say what you do mean.
She stopped in the act of putting the note in her bosom, and, with her hands yet at her neck, looked terrified at Madame Defarge.
Well, it was in Box Five one evening, I found a letter addressed to myself, a sort of note written in red ink.
Beneath these lines was written in another hand: "See note above -- nothing can be done.
54} The reader will note that the river was flowing with salt water i.
The rest of your note I know means nothing; but I am so unequal to anything of the sort, that I hope you will excuse my begging you to take no farther notice.
You may be sure that nothing else would ever have induced her either to walk about with this Frenchwoman or to send me a note not to touch the Baron.
For it doth upbraid unto them their own fortunes, and pointeth at them, and cometh oftener into their remembrance, and incurreth likewise more into the note of others; and envy ever redoubleth from speech and fame.
He flushed with anger at his own stupidity: why had he not sent the note as soon as he arrived?
THE NOTE TAKER [coming forward on her right, the rest crowding after him] There, there, there, there
At one time the count thought of giving her the Ryazan estate or of selling a forest, at another time of borrowing money on a note of hand.