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British pronunciation/bˈeɪs/
American pronunciation/ˈbæs/, /ˈbeɪs/
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any North American perciform fish that inhabit fresh waters and have lean bodies

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bass definition and meaning

What is "bass"?

Bass refers to a diverse group of freshwater fish species known for their popularity among anglers and their significant ecological role. Belonging to the family of Percidae, bass can be found in various regions around the world, with notable species including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and striped bass. They are characterized by their elongated bodies, spiny dorsal fins, and strong jaws filled with sharp teeth. Bass is prized game fish, known for their aggressive strikes and fighting ability when hooked. They typically inhabit lakes, rivers, and reservoirs, favoring areas with cover such as submerged vegetation, fallen logs, and rocky structures. Bass are opportunistic predators, preying on a wide range of prey including smaller fish, insects, crayfish, and amphibians. Due to their popularity among anglers, bass fishing has become a beloved recreational activity, with enthusiasts pursuing the thrill of landing these formidable fish. Additionally, bass plays a vital role in balancing aquatic ecosystems by controlling prey populations and serving as indicators of environmental health.

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the lower half of the musical range

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the lowest part in a musical composition with multiple voices or instrumental parts

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nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes

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the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments

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the lowest adult male singing voice

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the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae

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an adult male singer with the lowest voice

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having a voice with the lowest range and tone

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The bass sets the rhythm in the jazz ensemble.
The bass provides the foundation of the choir's harmonies.
The bass player sets the rhythm in the rock band.
Baroque music often features a prominent bass.
The orchestra's sound is anchored by the bass.
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