bass bass  /ˈbæs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the lowest part of the musical range
  2. (n) the lowest part in polyphonic music
  3. (n) an adult male singer with the lowest voice
  4. (n) the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
  5. (n) any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
  6. (n) the lowest adult male singing voice
  7. (n) the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
  8. (n) nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
  9. (adj) having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range

Usage(s):

  1. New Life in the Lily Pond In musical prestige as well as pitch, it is hard to get any lower on the scale than the double bass.
  2. Off the elbow of Cape Cod, between Cuttyhunk Island and Martha's Vineyard, the elusive striped bass gallivant in frothy water.
  3. Most sea bass is harvested when it's big enough to fill a plate about 14 oz.

News

  1. Benefit bass tournament at Chester Frost (June 15)

    The Chattanooga Bass Assassins, a private bass fishing club, will present the third annual Christopher J. Robertson Never Give Up Cancer Benefit Bass Tournament on Chickamauga Lake on Saturday, June 15.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Michael Bass earns All-America honors

    Bass was named to both the Baseball America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers All-America squads.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WECT 6 Wilmington

  3. Bass Inks 4-Year Deal with Oakland

    David Bass signs his first NFL contract.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KQ2 St. Joseph

Quotes

  1. "I've been of the opinion that all a drummer really needs is one bass drum, a snare drum, some tom-toms, a ride cymbal, a crash cymbal, sticks and brushes," Bellson told Jazz Connection. "If you can't do it with that, you better go back to...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Louie Bellson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Way back in 2005, Grohl told Mojo magazine: "The next project that I'm trying to initiate involves me on drums, Josh Homme on guitar, and John Paul Jones playing bass. That's the next album. That wouldn't suck."
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Dave Grohl Source: MusicRadar.com - The place for music makers

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