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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.
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(Instruments) a guitar that has the same pitch and tuning as a double bass, usually electrically amplified
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|Noun||1.||bass 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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