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double sharp

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noun Music.
  1. a symbol (× or ) that raises by two semitones the pitch of the following note.
  2. a note or tone marked or affected by such a symbol.
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  • (Sometimes also the single sharp or flat will be found by itself, cancelling the double-sharp or double-flat).

    Music Notation and Terminology</p>

    Karl W. Gehrkens


British Dictionary definitions for double sharp

double sharp

noun
  1. music
    1. an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by two semitonesUsual symbol:
    2. a note affected by this accidental
adjective
  1. (immediately postpositive) denoting a note of a given letter name raised in pitch by two semitones
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