middle C

noun

Definition of middle C

:the note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff and the first above the bass staff

Examples of middle c in a Sentence

  1. the note above middle C

First Known Use of middle c

1660


MIDDLE C Defined for English Language Learners

middle C

noun

Definition of middle C for English Language Learners

  • music : the musical note C that is close to the center of a piano's keyboard


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