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double sharp

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

    Karl W. Gehrkens

British Dictionary definitions for double sharp

double sharp

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