string bass(redirected from String basses)
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See double bass.
(Instruments) another name for double bass
the largest instrument of the violin family, having three or, usu., four strings, rested vertically on the floor when played.
dou′ble bass′ist, n.
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|Noun||1.||string bass - largest and lowest member of the violin family|
bass - the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments