F clef
noun Date: 1596 bass clef

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • F clef — F F ([e^]f). 1. F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma ?, which probably had the value of English w consonant. The form… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • F clef — n. BASS CLEF …   English World dictionary

  • F clef — noun a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff • Syn: ↑bass clef • Hypernyms: ↑clef * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized F : a clef placing the F below middle C on the fourth line of the staff called also bass clef; …   Useful english dictionary

  • F clef — /ˈɛf klɛf/ (say ef klef) noun → bass clef …   Australian English dictionary

  • F clef — noun a clef which indicates the position of F below middle C in a given staff …   Wiktionary

  • F clef — Music. See bass clef. * * * …   Universalium

  • F clef — n. mad bass clef …   From formal English to slang

  • Clef — (kl[e^]f; 277), n. [F. clef key, a key in music, fr. L. clavis key. See {Clavicle}.] (Mus.) A character used in musical notation to determine the position and pitch of the scale as represented on the staff. [1913 Webster] Note: The clefs are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • F — ([e^]f). 1. F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma ?, which probably had the value of English w consonant. The form and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clef — For other uses, see Clef (disambiguation). Treble and bass clefs shown with names of the notes. A clef (French: clef key ) is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes.[1] …   Wikipedia

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