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tenor clef

noun, Music.
a sign locating middle C on the next to the top line of the staff.
Origin of tenor clef
1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for tenor-clef

tenor clef

the clef that establishes middle C as being on the fourth line of the staff, used for the writing of music for the bassoon, cello, or tenor trombone See also C clef
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