a symbol (× or ) that raises by two semitones the pitch of the following note.
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|Karl W. Gehrkens
British Dictionary definitions for double sharp
- an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by two semitonesUsual symbol:
- a note affected by this accidental
(immediately postpositive) denoting a note of a given letter name raised in pitch by two semitones
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