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English definition of “bass”


noun     /beɪs/ (plural basses)
[C or U] the lowest range of musical notes, or a man with a singing voice in this range: He sings bass. Italy's leading bassVoice rangesNotes of the musical scale [U] the set of low musical sounds on a radio, music system, etc.: Turn down the bass.Recording sounds and imagesAmplifiers, microphones and speakers [C] a double bassString instruments [C] (also bass guitar) an electric guitar with four strings that plays very low notes: He plays bass guitar.String instruments
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