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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 semi·tone /ˈsɛmiˌton, ˈsɛˌmaɪ, mɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·i·tone n.  Mus. Half a tone; -- the name commonly applied to the smaller intervals of the diatonic scale.
 Note:There is an impropriety in the use of this word, and half step is now preferred. See Tone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard
          instrument [syn: half step]