HyperDic: quaver

English > 4 senses of the word quaver:
NOUNeventquavera tremulous sound
communicationquaver, eighth notea musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
VERBcommunicationquaver, wavergive off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
communicationquaver, warble, trillsing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
quaver > pronunciation
Soundskwey'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > quaver: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA tremulous sound.
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Verbsquavergive off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
English > quaver: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note.
Synonymeighth note
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Spanishcorchea
Catalancorxera
Verbsquaversing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
English > quaver: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninggive off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymwaver
Broadervoice, sound, vocalize, vocaliseUtter with vibrating vocal chords
Spanishtemblar
Nounsquavera tremulous sound
English > quaver: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningsing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymswarble, trill
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishgorjear, trinar
Catalanrefilar, trinar
Nounsquavera musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note

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