Definition of Note

Note n. means: Stigma; brand; reproach.

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Note n. means: Stigma; brand; reproach.

Meaning of Note

Note (n.) means: Stigma; brand; reproach.

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Note (n.): A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.

Turn (n.): An embellishment or grace (marked thus, /), commonly consisting of the principal note, or that on which the turn is made, with the note above, and the semitone below, the note above being sounded first, the principal note next, and the semitone below last, the three being performed quickly, as a triplet preceding the marked note. The turn may be inverted so as to begin with the lower note, in which case the sign is either placed on end thus /, or drawn thus /.

Semibreve (n.): A note of half the time or duration of the breve; -- now usually called a whole note. It is the longest note in general use.

Post note (): A note issued by a bank, payable at some future specified time, as distinguished from a note payable on demand.

Appoggiatura (n.): A passing tone preceding an essential tone, and borrowing the time it occupies from that; a short auxiliary or grace note one degree above or below the principal note unless it be of the same harmony; -- generally indicated by a note of smaller size, as in the illustration above. It forms no essential part of the harmony.

Semiquaver (n.): A note of half the duration of the quaver; -- now usually called a sixsteenth note.

Demisemiquaver (n.): A short note, equal in time to the half of a semiquaver, or the thirty-second part of a whole note.

Counterpoint (n.): The setting of note against note in harmony; the adding of one or more parts to a given canto fermo or melody

After-note (n.): One of the small notes occur on the unaccented parts of the measure, taking their time from the preceding note.

Crotchet (n.): A time note, with a stem, having one fourth the value of a semibreve, one half that of a minim, and twice that of a quaver; a quarter note.

Wood-note (n.): A wild or natural note, as of a forest bird.

Value (n.): The relative length or duration of a tone or note, answering to quantity in prosody; thus, a quarter note [/] has the value of two eighth notes [/].

Postil (n.): Originally, an explanatory note in the margin of the Bible, so called because written after the text; hence, a marginal note; a comment.

Point (n.): A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.

Overblow (v. i.): To force so much wind into a pipe that it produces an overtone, or a note higher than the natural note; thus, the upper octaves of a flute are produced by overblowing.

Note (n.): Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.

Acciaccatura (n.): A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short appoggiatura.

Collective (a.): Having plurality of origin or authority; as, in diplomacy, a note signed by the representatives of several governments is called a collective note.

Minim (n.): A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets.

Homophonous (a.): Now used for plain harmony, note against note, as opposed to polyphonic harmony, in which the several parts move independently, each with its own melody.

Bank note (): A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company, payable to bearer on demand.

Preparation (n.): The holding over of a note from one chord into the next chord, where it forms a temporary discord, until resolved in the chord that follows; the anticipation of a discordant note in the preceding concord, so that the ear is prepared for the shock. See Suspension.

Bank bill (): In America (and formerly in England), a promissory note of a bank payable to the bearer on demand, and used as currency; a bank note.

Hemi-demi-semiquaver (n.): A short note, equal to one fourth of a semiquaver, or the sixty-fourth part of a whole note.

Protest (v.): A solemn declaration in writing, in due form, made by a notary public, usually under his notarial seal, on behalf of the holder of a bill or note, protesting against all parties liable for any loss or damage by the nonacceptance or nonpayment of the bill, or by the nonpayment of the note, as the case may be.

Bank note (): Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a bank bill. See Bank bill, 2.

Bank note (): A promissory note payable at a bank.

Money (n.): Any written or stamped promise, certificate, or order, as a government note, a bank note, a certificate of deposit, etc., which is payable in standard coined money and is lawfully current in lieu of it; in a comprehensive sense, any currency usually and lawfully employed in buying and selling.

Strain (n.): Any sustained note or movement; a song; a distinct portion of an ode or other poem; also, the pervading note, or burden, of a song, poem, oration, book, etc.; theme; motive; manner; style; also, a course of action or conduct; as, he spoke in a noble strain; there was a strain of woe in his story; a strain of trickery appears in his career.

Ours (possessive pron.): See Note under Our.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Note

Meaning of Bent as a nine-bob note

Bent as a nine-bob note means:  Metaphor for dishonesty or corruption that references the nine-schilling (bob) note, which does not exist and must therefore be counterfeit.“That street vendor selling watches is bent as a nine-bob note.”

Meaning of white note

white note means: Used in the fifties in Owens's School at the Angel Islington as a term for visiting the lavatory.I.e. You raised your hand in class and said "Please sir can I have a white note" If you wanted to visit there. (contrib. not sure what a white note itself was :))

Meaning of NINE−BOB NOTE

NINE−BOB NOTE means: Nine−bob note is British slang for a homosexual. Nine−bob note is British slang for a sexual deviant.Nine−bob note is British slang for something fake, counterfeit or crooked.

Meaning of queer as a nine bob note

queer as a nine bob note means: Phrs. 1. Very odd, unusual. 2. Undoubtedly homosexual. Cf. 'bent as a nine bob note'.

Meaning of Big Note

Big Note means: An embellished voice of self importance or esteem. e.g. "Choof off mate will you, I'm sick of hearing you big note yourself"

Meaning of bent as a nine bob note

bent as a nine bob note means: Phrs. 1. Homosexual. See 'bent'. 2. Crooked, dishonest. A catch-phrase whose original meaning was version 2, but with the onset of 'bent' referring to homosexually has come to be heard more with regard to version 1. In British currency, a bob was a slang expression for a shilling (five pence) but with decimalization in 1971 became obsolete.There was never any such thing as a nine bob note, hence the simile. Cf. 'queer as a nine bob note' and 'camp as a row of tents'.

Meaning of Carry On

Carry On means: An order which means to continue on your normal duties. When ordered through a Boatswain's Call it is one second of high note followed by one second of low note.

Meaning of c-note

c-note means: Describing a $100 bill.  "I'll give you a c-note for that iPod." 

Meaning of NOTE

NOTE means: Note is British slang for one pound sterling.

Meaning of Gunsel

Gunsel means: Gunman (Hammett is responsible for this use; see note Catamite “1. (p) A male oral sodomist, or passive pederast. 2. A brat. 3. (By extension) An informer; a weasel; an unscrupulous person.” (Underworld) Note Yiddish “ganzl” = gosling

Meaning of NICKEL NOTE

NICKEL NOTE means: Nickel note is Black−American slang for a five dollar bill.

Meaning of POUND NOTE

POUND NOTE means: Pound note was old London Cockney rhyming slang for coat.

Meaning of bent as a nine pound note

bent as a nine pound note means: Phrs. A modern variation on 'bent as a nine bob note', see above.

Meaning of BIG−NOTE

BIG−NOTE means: Big−note is Australian slang for to boast or praise.

Meaning of Pipe the Side

Pipe the Side means: A salute performed with a Boatswain's Call when an honoured visitor or a Flag Officer comes aboard the ship. To be done properly it should be 12 seconds long, and is formed by a low note, then a four second high note, and closing with another low note. The transitions between low and high should be very smooth. To accomplish this, the sailor must take a very long deep breath prior to beginning; failure to do so will cause the pipe to be abruptly cut short. The side is also piped for Royalty, the Accused when entering a Court Martial and for the Officer of the Guard (When the Guard is formed up).

Meaning of blaw

blaw means: Cannabis resin. e.g. "He smokes blaw" Note: rhymes with 'floor'. Scottish pronunciation of 'blow'. Note: Cocaine is called 'blow' in the USA.

Meaning of C−NOTE

C−NOTE means: C−note is slang for one hundred pounds, one hundred dollars.

Meaning of SHIN−PLASTER

SHIN−PLASTER means: Shin−plaster is American and Australian slang for a bank note, especially one of low denomination. Shin−plaster was Canadian slang for a twenty−five cent note.

Meaning of Quid

Quid means: - A pound in money is called a quid. It is the equivalent to the buck or clam in America. A five pound note is called a fiver and a ten pound note is called a tenner.

Meaning of Quid

Quid means: A pound in money is called a quid. It is the equivalent to the buck or clam in America. A five pound note is called a fiver and a ten pound note is called a tenner.

Meaning of Note

Note means: A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: An embellishment or grace (marked thus, /), commonly consisting of the principal note, or that on which the turn is made, with the note above, and the semitone below, the note above being sounded first, the principal note next, and the semitone below last, the three being performed quickly, as a triplet preceding the marked note. The turn may be inverted so as to begin with the lower note, in which case the sign is either placed on end thus /, or drawn thus /.

Meaning of Semibreve

Semibreve means: A note of half the time or duration of the breve; -- now usually called a whole note. It is the longest note in general use.

Meaning of Post note

Post note means: A note issued by a bank, payable at some future specified time, as distinguished from a note payable on demand.

Meaning of Appoggiatura

Appoggiatura means: A passing tone preceding an essential tone, and borrowing the time it occupies from that; a short auxiliary or grace note one degree above or below the principal note unless it be of the same harmony; -- generally indicated by a note of smaller size, as in the illustration above. It forms no essential part of the harmony.

Meaning of Semiquaver

Semiquaver means: A note of half the duration of the quaver; -- now usually called a sixsteenth note.

Meaning of Demisemiquaver

Demisemiquaver means: A short note, equal in time to the half of a semiquaver, or the thirty-second part of a whole note.

Meaning of Counterpoint

Counterpoint means: The setting of note against note in harmony; the adding of one or more parts to a given canto fermo or melody

Meaning of After-note

After-note means: One of the small notes occur on the unaccented parts of the measure, taking their time from the preceding note.

Meaning of Crotchet

Crotchet means: A time note, with a stem, having one fourth the value of a semibreve, one half that of a minim, and twice that of a quaver; a quarter note.

Meaning of Wood-note

Wood-note means: A wild or natural note, as of a forest bird.

Meaning of Value

Value means: The relative length or duration of a tone or note, answering to quantity in prosody; thus, a quarter note [/] has the value of two eighth notes [/].

Meaning of Postil

Postil means: Originally, an explanatory note in the margin of the Bible, so called because written after the text; hence, a marginal note; a comment.

Meaning of Point

Point means: A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.

Meaning of Overblow

Overblow means: To force so much wind into a pipe that it produces an overtone, or a note higher than the natural note; thus, the upper octaves of a flute are produced by overblowing.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bidding

Bidding means: The act or process of making bids; an offer; a proposal of a price, as at an auction.

Meaning of Dumfounder

Dumfounder means: To dumfound; to confound.

Meaning of Grizzle

Grizzle means: Gray; a gray color; a mixture of white and black.

Meaning of Iceland spar

Iceland spar means: A transparent variety of calcite, the best of which is obtained in Iceland. It is used for the prisms of the polariscope, because of its strong double refraction. Cf. Calcite.

Meaning of Organography

Organography means: A description of the organs of animals or plants.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of GBH of the ear'ole

GBH of the ear'ole means: Phrs. Excessive noise, often used with reference to incessant complaints or talk. GBH, an abbreviation of the legal term, grievous bodily harm.

Meaning of Beecham's Pill

Beecham's Pill means: Bill (statement). I got my Beecham's from the tax people.

Meaning of Mottisa

Mottisa means: Back in slave days the Black servants would ask "Mo tee Sah", which in proper English translates to "More tea Sir?"

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