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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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