sheet music

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of sheet music

: music printed on large unbound sheets of paper

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First Known Use of sheet music

1852

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Definition of sheet music for English Language Learners

  • : music printed on sheets of paper that are not bound together


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