"6/8" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: 8 [canonical]
Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} 8 (uncountable)
  1. (music) A meter of six eighth notes per measure, usually with secondary stress on the fourth eighth note. Tags: uncountable Categories (topical): Music Coordinate_terms: 2/2, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 5/8
    Sense id: en-6/8-en-noun-CW6oo0e- Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Topics: entertainment, lifestyle, music

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