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treble clef

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   (also G clef)
a sign on a stave (= the five lines on which music is written) which shows that the notes are above middle C (= the C near the middle of a piano keyboard)
Translations of “treble clef”
in Korean 높은 음자리표…
in Arabic مُفتاح صول…
in Portuguese clave de sol…
in Catalan clau de sol…
in Japanese ト音記号, 高音部記号…
in Italian chiave di violino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高音譜號…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高音谱号…
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