Semitone meaning

sĕmē-tōn, sĕmī-
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An interval equal to a half tone in the standard diatonic scale.
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(music) The difference in pitch between any two immediately adjacent keys on the piano; half of a whole tone.
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(music) (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) The musical interval equal (exactly or approximately) to half a tone or one-twelfth of an octave.
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(music) (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) Any of the pitches of the chromatic scale.
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