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English definition of “double bass”

double bass

noun [C/U]    /ˌdʌb·əlˈbeɪs/ (infml bass fiddle)
a very large, wooden musical instrument with four strings that a player holds up while standing and plays with a bow (= stick with hairs attached to it), or this type of instrument generally
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