United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
a kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"
serving as an essential component;
metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
harmonize with or adjust to; "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"
the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
regulate the musical pitch of
mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
identify as in botany or biology, for example
pitch of the voi
a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"