Bass vs Basts - What's the difference?
As a proper noun bass
is an english brand of bottled pale ale.
As a noun basts is
Of sound, a voice or an instrument, low in pitch or frequency.
- The giant spoke in a deep, bass , rumbling voice that shook me to my boots.
A low spectrum of sound tones.
A section of musical group that produces low-pitched sound, lower than tenor.
- Peter adjusted the equalizer on his audio equipment to emphasize the bass .
A male singer who sings in the bass range.
- The conductor preferred to situate the bass in the middle rear, rather than to one side of the orchestra.
An instrument that plays in the bass range, in particular a double bass, bass guitar, electric bass or bass synthesiser.
- Halfway through middle school, Edgar morphed from a soprano to a bass , much to the amazement and amusement of his fellow choristers.
The clef sign that indicates that the pitch of the notes is below middle C; a bass clef.
- The musician swung the bass over his head like an axe and smashed it into the amplifier, creating a discordant howl of noise.
- The score had been written without the treble and bass , but it was easy to pick out which was which based on the location of the notes on the staff.
* (singer) basso
* (clef) F clef
* (voice types) soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, contralto (female); countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass (male)
* bass clef
* bass drum
* bass guitar
* bass music
* bass note
* booty bass
* double bass
* electric bass
* figured bass
* Miami bass
To sound in a deep tone.
* 1623 , (William Shakespeare), The Tempest (First Folio ed.), act III, scene iii, lines 99-99
- and the Thunder
(That deepe and dreadfull Organ-Pipe) pronounc'd
The name of Pro?per : it did ba?e my Tre?pa??e
From (etyl) bas, alteration of bars, from (etyl) .
The perch; any of various marine and freshwater fish resembling the perch, all within the order of Perciformes.
* black bass
* black sea bass
* largemouth bass
* sea bass
* smallmouth bass
* spotted bass
* striped bass
* white bass
A corruption of bast.
The linden or lime tree.
Its bark, used for making mats.
A hassock or thick mat.