Bass voice
Bass Bass, a. Deep or grave in tone. [1913 Webster]

{Bass clef} (Mus.), the character placed at the beginning of the staff containing the bass part of a musical composition. [See Illust. under {Clef}.]

{Bass voice}, a deep-sounding voice; a voice fitted for singing bass. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bass voice — noun the lowest adult male singing voice • Syn: ↑bass, ↑basso • Hypernyms: ↑singing voice • Hyponyms: ↑basso profundo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bass (voice type) — Basso redirects here. For other uses, see Basso (surname). Voice type Female voices Soprano Mezzo soprano Contralto Male voices Countertenor Tenor Baritone Bass A bass is a type of male singing voice and possesses the lowest vocal range of all …   Wikipedia

  • Bass — Bass, a. Deep or grave in tone. [1913 Webster] {Bass clef} (Mus.), the character placed at the beginning of the staff containing the bass part of a musical composition. [See Illust. under {Clef}.] {Bass voice}, a deep sounding voice; a voice… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bass clef — Bass Bass, a. Deep or grave in tone. [1913 Webster] {Bass clef} (Mus.), the character placed at the beginning of the staff containing the bass part of a musical composition. [See Illust. under {Clef}.] {Bass voice}, a deep sounding voice; a voice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Voice type — A voice type is a particular kind of human singing voice perceived as having certain identifying qualities or characteristics. Voice classification is the process by which human voices are evaluated and are thereby designated into voice types.… …   Wikipedia

  • bass — bass1 bassly, adv. bassness, n. bassy, adj. /bays/, 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. 3. the bass part. 4 …   Universalium

  • bass — bass1 [ beıs ] noun * 1. ) uncount the lowest male singing voice: He sings bass in the church choir. a ) count a man who has a very low singing voice b ) singular the musical part for a bass voice or for an instrument that plays very low notes 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bass — I UK [beɪs] / US noun Word forms bass : singular bass plural basses music * 1) [uncountable] the lowest male singing voice He sings bass in the church choir. a) [countable] a man who has a very low singing voice b) [singular] the musical part for …   English dictionary

  • Bass — /bas/, n. Sam, 1851 78, U.S. outlaw: bank and train robber in the West. * * * I In zoology, any of numerous fish species, many valued for food or sport. Most are placed in three families (all in the order Perciformes): 400 species of sea bass and …   Universalium

  • bass — bass1 [beıs] n 1.) a very low male singing voice, or a man with a voice like this 2.) [singular] the part of a musical work that is written for a singer with a bass voice →↑alto2 (2), ↑baritone1 (2), ↑soprano1 (2), ↑tenor1 (2) 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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