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middle C

noun, Music.
1.
the note indicated by the first leger line above the bass staff and the first below the treble staff.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for middle C

middle C

noun
1.
(music) the note graphically represented on the first ledger line below the treble staff or the first ledger line above the bass staff and corresponding in pitch to an internationally standardized fundamental frequency of 261.63 hertz
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