Bass

Definition of Bass

Pronunciation: Pron.
n.1.(Zool.) An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera Roccus, Labrax, and related genera. There are many species.
2.The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus Micropterus). See Black bass.
3.Species of Serranus, the sea bass and rock bass. See Sea bass.
4.The southern, red, or channel bass (Sciæna ocellata). See Redfish.
1.(Bot.) The linden or lime tree, sometimes wrongly called whitewood; also, its bark, which is used for making mats. See Bast.
2.A hassock or thick mat.
1.
1.A bass, or deep, sound or tone.
2.(Mus.) The lowest part in a musical composition.
Thorough bass
See Thorough bass.
a.1.Deep or grave in tone.
Bass clef
(Mus.) the character placed at the beginning of the staff containing the bass part of a musical composition.
Bass voice
a deep-sounding voice; a voice fitted for singing bass.
v. t.1.To sound in a deep tone.

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