double sharp

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double sharp

n. Music
A symbol ([doublesharp]) placed before a note to indicate that it is to be raised by two semitones.

double sharp

n
(Music, other) music
a. an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by two semitones. Usual symbol:
b. a note affected by this accidental
adj
(Music, other) (immediately postpositive) denoting a note of a given letter name raised in pitch by two semitones

dou′ble sharp′


n.
a symbol that raises by two semitones the pitch of the following note.
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Noun1.double sharp - a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones
sharp - a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
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