Bass

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
  • the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
  • the lowest part of the musical range
  • the lowest adult male singing voice
  • the lowest part in polyphonic music
  • any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
  • the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
  • an adult male singer with the lowest voice
  • having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the lowest part of the musical range ,
  • the lowest part in polyphonic music ,
  • an adult male singer with the lowest voice ,
  • the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae ,
  • any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus) ,
  • the lowest adult male singing voice ,
  • the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments ,
  • nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bass'


  • Bass: Bass or Basses may refer to: Bass (fish), various freshwater and saltwater species Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) Bass (instrument), one
  • Bassist: "Bass player" redirects here. For other uses, see Bass player (disambiguation). A bass player, or bassist, is a musician who plays a bass instrument
  • Bass guitar: The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; /ˈbeɪs/) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking,
  • Bass (instrument): Bass (/ˈbeɪs/ BAYSS) describes musical instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range. They belong to different families of instruments and can
  • Bass (voice type): bass clef. The bass voice type is generally divided into the basso cantante (singing bass), hoher bass (high bass), jugendlicher bass (juvenile bass)
  • Bass (sound): article: Bass (instrument) Keyboard bass Bass drum Double bass Bass guitar Washtub bass Bassoon Bass clarinet Bass saxophone Tuba Bass trombone Euphonium
  • Bass (fish): This article is about the fish bass. For other uses, see Bass. Bass (/ˈbæs/ BASS) is a name shared by many different species of fish. The term encompasses
  • Largemouth bass: bass, widemouth bass, bigmouth bass, black bass, bucketmouth, Potter's fish, Florida bass, Florida largemouth, green bass, green trout, gilsdorf bass
  • Double bass: see sub-bass. For the album by Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Sam Jones, see Double Bass (album). For other instruments, see double bass drum, acoustic
  • Bass note: In music theory, the bass note of a chord or sonority is the lowest note played or notated. If there are multiple voices it is the note played or notated

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