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double bass

noun [C/U]  us   /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
Translations of “double bass”
in Korean 더블 베이스…
in Arabic كَمان كَبير…
in Portuguese contrabaixo…
in Catalan contrabaix…
in Japanese ダブルベース(大きいバイオリンのような弦楽器)…
in Italian contrabbasso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大提琴…
in Russian контрабас…
in Turkish kemana benzer dört telli büyük ahşap müzik aleti, kontrabas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大提琴…
in Polish kontrabas…
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