Definition of Breve. Meaning of Breve. Synonyms of Breve

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Definition of Breve

Breve
Breve Breve (br[=e]v), n. [It. & (in sense 2) LL. breve, fr. L. brevis short. See Brief.] 1. (Mus.) A note or character of time, equivalent to two semibreves or four minims. When dotted, it is equal to three semibreves. It was formerly of a square figure (as thus: ? ), but is now made oval, with a line perpendicular to the staff on each of its sides; -- formerly much used for choir service. --Moore. 2. (Law) Any writ or precept under seal, issued out of any court. 3. (Print.) A curved mark [[breve]] used commonly to indicate the short quantity of a vowel. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The great ant thrush of Sumatra (Pitta gigas), which has a very short tail.

Meaning of Breve from wikipedia

- A breve (/briːv/ (listen), less often /brɛv/ (listen); French: [bʁɛv] (listen); neuter form of the Latin brevis “short, brief”) is the diacritic mark ˘...
- Frenulum breve, or short frenulum, is a condition in which the frenulum of the ****, which is an elastic band of tissue under the glans **** that connects...
- Breve is a diacritical mark. Breve (from Latin brevis 'short, succinct') may also refer to: Double whole note in music A papal breve, type of public do****ent...
- Alla breve [alla ˈbrɛːve]—also known as cut time or cut common time— is a musical meter notated by the time signature symbol (a C with a vertical line...
- A with breve may refer to: A with breve (Cyrillic) (Ӑ, ă), a Chuvash letter Ă or A with breve (Latin) (Ă, ă), a Romanian and Vietnamese letter...
- In music, a double whole note (American), breve (international), or double note (Baker 1895, 133; Burrowes 1874, 41) is a note lasting two times as long...
- Bifidobacterium breve is a bacterial species of the genus Bifidobacterium which has probiotic properties. Bifobacteria have been used to treat a number...
- Inverted breve or arch is a diacritical mark, shaped like the top half of a circle (  ̑  ), that is, like an upside-down breve (˘). It looks similar to...
- The tie is a symbol in the shape of an arc similar to a large breve, used in Gr****, phonetic alphabets, and Z notation. It can be used between two characters...
- Conophytum breve is a small South African species of succulent plant of the genus Conophytum. Conophytum breve has small, smooth, rounded heads, and offsets...
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