bass clef


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bass clef

bass clef

 (bās)
n.
A symbol indicating that the pitch of the second highest line of the staff is F below middle C. Also called F clef.
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bass clef

(beɪs)
n
(Music, other) the clef that establishes F a fifth below middle C on the fourth line of the staff. Symbol: Also called: F clef
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bass′ clef`

(beɪs)
n.
a symbol placed on the fourth line of a musical staff indicating that the fourth line corresponds to F below middle C.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bass clef - a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staffbass clef - a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff
clef - a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it
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Translations

bass clef

[ˌbeɪsˈklɛf] nchiave f di basso
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