from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music The group of sharps or flats placed to the right of the clef on a staff to identify the key.

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  • n. An indication of the key of a composition, giving the number of sharps or flats in the corresponding scale.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key


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