Definition of dotted note in English:

dotted note


  • A note written with a dot after it, which has one and a half times the length of the same note without a dot.

    • ‘The program also does not yet support dotted notes, which use a notation convention to show that a note should last half again as long.’
    • ‘Clicking on it changes it to triple, and another click changes it to dotted note.’
    • ‘This is because the beat is worth a dotted note.’
    • ‘Care must be taken when using dotted notes to show the meter and beat patterns.’