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C clef

noun Music.

a clef that, according to its position, locates middle C on the first, third, or fourth line of the staff.


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British Dictionary definitions for c clef

C clef


music a symbol (), placed at the beginning of the staff, establishing middle C as being on its centre lineSee alto clef, soprano clef, tenor clef
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