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semitone

noun [C or] uk   /ˈsem.i.təʊn/ us    /-toʊn/ ( US usually half step)
the smallest difference in sound between two notes that are next to each other in the western musical scale
Translations of “semitone”
in Spanish semitono…
in French demi-ton…
in German der Halbton…
in Chinese (Traditional) (西方音樂中音階的)半音…
in Chinese (Simplified) (西方音乐中音阶的)半音…
(Definition of semitone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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