sharps and flats

plural noun

Definition of sharps and flats

1 : keys of a keyboard musical instrument other than the ones in the natural scale of C major
2 : accidentals the piece is full of sharps and flats

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“Sharps and flats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharps%20and%20flats. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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