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half step

noun [C] uk   us   US (UK semitone)
the smallest difference in sound between two notes that are next to each other in the Western musical scale
Translations of “half step”
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…
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