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contrabass


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrabass  \Con`tra*bass"\,  n.  (Mus.) 
  The  lowest  stringed  instrument  of  the  violin  family. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrabass  \Con`tra*bass"\,  n.  (Mus.) 
  Double  bass;  --  applied  to  any  instrument  of  the  same  deep 
  range  as  the  stringed  double  bass;  as  the  contrabass 
  ophicleide;  the  contrabass  tuba  or  bombardon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contrabass 
  adj  :  pitched  an  octave  below  normal  bass  instrumental  or  vocal 
  range;  "contrabass  or  double-bass  clarinet"  [syn:  {double-bass}] 
  n  :  largest  and  lowest  member  of  the  violin  family  [syn:  {bass 
  fiddle},  {bass  viol},  {bull  fiddle},  {double  bass},  {string 
  bass}] 




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