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Definition 1: a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for quaver in the sense of this definition

(quaver is a kind of ...) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound

"the singer held the note too long"

Definition 2: a tremulous sound - [noun denoting event]

(quaver is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 3: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for quaver in the sense of this definition

(quaver is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

Definition 4: give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for quaver in the sense of this definition

(quaver is a kind of ...) utter with vibrating vocal chords

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