bass guitar

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bass guitar

(bās)
n.
An electrically amplified musical instrument having four or more heavy strings, held like a guitar and usually played by plucking or striking the strings with the hand.

bass guitar

(beɪs)
n
(Instruments) a guitar that has the same pitch and tuning as a double bass, usually electrically amplified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bass guitar - the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitchbass guitar - the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitch
bass - the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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Born into a musical family, the left-handed violinist was mentored by Maestro Abdo Dagher and has developed his own tune, fusing Arabic and classical music and using modern music techniques with violin, base guitar, harmony and several other instruments.
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