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bass clef

[beys] /beɪs/
noun, Music.
a symbol placed on the fourth line of a staff to indicate that the fourth line of the staff corresponds to the F next below middle C; F clef.
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First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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bass clef

the clef that establishes F a fifth below middle C on the fourth line of the staff bass_clef Also called F clef
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