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OTHER WORDS FROM bassbassly, adverbbassness, nounbassy, adjective
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Definition for bass (2 of 4)
noun, plural (especially collectively) bass, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bass·es.
Definition for bass (3 of 4)
Origin of bass3
Definition for bass (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for bass
He captures Ramone and his second wife, Barbara, together in the studio in one photo, him on bass, her on guitar.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I watch football, basketball, and hockey on TV and sometimes “The Bass Pros” on Outdoor Channel.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was one night, with Tony Williams on drums and, I think, Richard Davis on bass.
There, he teamed up with a bass player and a guitar player, and they formed a three-piece band.Miles Teller’s Movie Star Moment: From the Brink of Death to ‘Whiplash’|Marlow Stern|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She looked through his list of potential song titles and came across one called “Treble Bass.”‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The exception I take to it is the persistent employment of the cymbals with the bass drum.Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work|Stephen Samuel Stratton
Clarke has set a bass to it, and I intend putting it into the Musical Museum.The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence.|Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham
Finally the bass was tired out, and Torry drew him in close to the boat.Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns|Halsey Davidson
They make excellent poultices from the bark of the bass and the slippery-elm.Life in the Backwoods|Susanna Moodie
The instrument thus had a compass of three octaves and a half from the C below the bass.A Popular History of the Art of Music|W. S. B. Mathews
British Dictionary definitions for bass (1 of 3)
- the low-frequency component of an electrical audio signal, esp in a record player or tape recorder
- the knob controlling this on such an instrument