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treble

tre·ble

treble

 
pronunciation:
tre bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, having to do with, or having the highest musical part, voice, range, or instrument.
She sang the treble part in the chorus.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the treble part or voice, or a treble instrument.
I sing the treble in my quartet.
antonyms:
bass
derivation: trebly (adv.)
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  instrument, music