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bass clef

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌbeɪsˈklef/ us  
a sign on a stave (= the five lines on which music is written) that shows that the notes are below middle C (= the C near the middle of a piano keyboard)
Translations of “bass clef”
in Korean 낮은 음자리표…
in Arabic باس المُفتاح الموسيقي…
in Portuguese clave de fá…
in Catalan clau de fa…
in Japanese ヘ音記号, 低音部記号…
in Italian chiave di basso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 低音譜號…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低音谱号…
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