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bass



Pronunciation: (bās), [key] Music.

adj.
1. low in pitch; of the lowest pitch or range: a bass voice; a bass instrument.
2. of or pertaining to the lowest part in harmonic music.

n.
1. the bass part.
2. a bass voice, singer, or instrument.
3. See double bass.

bass



Pronunciation: (bas), [key]
n.,
pl. (esp. collectively) bass, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) bass•es.

1. any of numerous edible, spiny-finned, freshwater or marine fishes of the families Serranidae and Centrarchidae.
2. (originally) the European perch, Perca fluviatilis.

bass



Pronunciation: (bas), [key]
n.
1. the basswood or linden.
2. Bot.bast.

Bass



Pronunciation: (bas), [key]
n.
Sam, 1851–78, U.S. outlaw: bank and train robber in the West.

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