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Noun: quaver  kwey-vu(r)
  1. A tremulous sound
     
  2. A musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
    - eighth note [N. Amer]
Verb: quaver  kwey-vu(r)
  1. Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
    - waver
     
  2. Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    - warble, trill

Derived forms: quavered, quavering, quavers

Type of: musical note, note, sing, sound, tone, vocalise [Brit], vocalize, voice

Encyclopedia: Quaver