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basso

(esp in operatic or solo singing) a singer with a bass voice
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basso

[′ba·sō]
(graphic arts)
A printing plate used in electrotyping of currency, made by depositing a layer of nickel, followed by a thick layer of iron.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Armstrong refused to underestimate Basso's threat - and revealed that his team even tried to recruit the promising Italian last year.
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The importance of distinguishing between styles of accompaniment is underscored by another Italian composer, Francesco Bianciardi, who observes in his Breve regola per imparar a sonare sopra il Basso con ogni sorte d'Instrumento (Siena, 1607):
Because of its sheer size and sometimes confusing organization, Basso's book would have benefited greatly from an index of major musical works (the index consists only of names).
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WEST HAM are lining up a move for Bristol City goalkeeper Adriano Basso after the Brazilian handed in a transfer request.
BRAZILIAN goalkeeper Adriano Basso lines up against Swansea today as Bristol City boss Gary Johnson refuses to concede the Robins' play-off dream is over.
LIVINGSTON manager Roberto Landi admits his first priority is to sign Hearts keeper Anthony Basso before Saturday's First Division opener against St Johnstone.
Adriano Basso's goal led a charmed life at times as a combination of poor finishing from the hosts, some desperate defending and moments of brilliance from Basso kept Leicester at bay.