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music stand

a pedestal or rack designed to hold a score or sheet of music in position for reading.
Origin of music stand
1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for music stand
  • If neither is available, you can also use an adjustable music stand.
  • We were separated only by a carved wooden music stand on which was placed her script.
  • Mariachi participants must bring their own instrument and music stand to the workshop.
  • Lighting: lighting for music stand if overhead or stage lighting is insufficient.
  • They got around the room in some organized manner without knocking over a music stand or bumping into a chair.
British Dictionary definitions for music stand

music stand

a frame, usually of wood or metal, upon which a musical score or orchestral part is supported
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