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  1. grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccaturanoun

    an embellishing note usually written in smaller size


  1. grace notenoun

    A musical note written in smaller print, with or without a slash through it, to indicate that its note value does not count as part of the total time value of the measure.

  2. grace notenoun

    Concerns of secondary importance to that which is of primary concern.


  1. Grace note

    A grace note is a kind of music notation used to denote several kinds of musical ornaments, usually printed smaller to indicate that it is melodically and harmonically nonessential. When occurring by itself, a single grace note normally indicates the intention of either an appoggiatura or an acciaccatura. When they occur in groups, grace notes can be interpreted to indicate any of several different classes of ornamentation, depending on interpretation.

Editors Contribution

  1. grace note

    Preceeds an important Note or places emphasis on the accompanying Note or important occurance.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 16, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grace note in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grace note in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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