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note British & World English

A brief record of points or ideas written down as an aid to memory

note English Thesaurus

she took out her diary and made a note of the time of the meeting

C-note British & World English

A 100 dollar bill

of note British & World English

Worth paying attention to

big-note British & World English

Boastfully exaggerate one’s own wealth or importance

blue note British & World English

A minor interval where a major would be expected, used especially in jazz

call note British & World English

The characteristic call of a particular bird

high note British & World English

A successful point in an event or period of time

mash note British & World English

A letter which expresses infatuation with or gushing admiration of someone

take note British & World English

Pay attention

sick note British & World English

A note to be given to an employer, teacher, or person in authority confirming that an absence was due to sickness

side note British & World English

A marginal note in a text

top note British & World English

The highest or a very high note in a piece of music or a singer’s vocal range

cover note British & World English

A temporary certificate showing that a person has a current insurance policy

credit note British & World English

A receipt given by a shop to a customer who has returned goods, which can be offset against future purchases

dotted note British & World English

A note written with a dot after it, which has one and a half times the length of the same note without a dot

grace note British & World English

An extra note added as an embellishment and not essential to the harmony or melody

liner note British & World English

The text printed on a paper insert issued as part of the packaging of a CD or on the sleeve of a record

pedal note British & World English

The lowest or fundamental note of a harmonic series in some brass and wind instruments

postal note British & World English

Australian and NZ term for postal order.

pound note British & World English

A banknote worth one pound sterling, now replaced by the pound coin in England and Wales

prompt note British & World English

A note sent to a customer as a reminder of payment due

sleeve note British & World English

An article printed on a record or CD sleeve giving information about the music or musician

twelve-note British & World English

Denoting a system of musical composition using the twelve chromatic notes of the octave on an equal basis without dependence on a key system. Developed by Arnold Schoenberg, the technique is central to serialism and involves the transposition and inversion of a fixed sequence of pitches

contract note British & World English

A certificate confirming the terms of a sale of specified assets or securities between two parties

leading note British & World English

Another term for subtonic.

note cluster British & World English

A chord containing a number of closely adjacent notes

note-perfect British & World English

(Of music) performed with technical perfection

passing note British & World English

A note not belonging to the harmony but interposed to secure a smooth transition

Treasury note British & World English

An intermediate-term interest-bearing bond issued by the US Treasury

shoulder note New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

marginal note at the top outer corner of the page

carryback note British & World English

A negotiable promissory note representing the value of real estate when the seller has provided the financing

promissory note British & World English

A signed document containing a written promise to pay a stated sum to a specified person or the bearer at a specified date or on demand


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