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semitone, half step(noun)
the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument
An interval of which there are seven in a fifth or twelve in an octave, consisting of two tones whose frequency ratio is about 1.059 or 18/17.
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At best, it could be seen as a half-step, but not a full step, to embracing the actual medical utility of cannabis.
Our upright wasn't much of a piano — it was a half-step flat the entire time we owned it — but that piano was everything to me. It was dark mahogany, almost black, with rouge crimps all over it. I took about eight piano lessons before my teacher gave up on me. I loved boogie-woogie and hillbilly music and gospel too much.
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