Bass

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  • 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
  • Bass guitar: The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping
  • Jazz bass: bass or electric bass as a jazz instrument. For the brand of Fender bass guitar, see Fender Jazz Bass. Jazz bass is the use of the double bass or
  • 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 amplifier: A bass amplifier or "bass amp" is a musical instrument amplifier that makes lower-pitched instruments such as the bass guitar or double bass loud enough
  • 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 fishing: largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui), spotted bass or Kentucky bass (Micropterus punctulatus), and Guadalupe bass (order
  • Bass Brewery: The Bass Brewery /ˈbæs/ was founded in 1777 by William Bass in Burton-upon-Trent, England. The main brand was Bass Pale Ale, once the highest-selling beer
  • Washtub bass: names for the instrument including the "gas-tank bass", "barrel bass", "box bass" (Trinidad), "bush bass" (Australia), "babatoni" (South Africa), "tingotalango"
  • 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)

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