Definition of music stand in English:

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music stand

Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞ozik ˌstand/


A rack or light frame on which written or printed music is supported.
Example sentences
  • A music stand rested in the third corner with a flute and violin on stands nearby.
  • He's wandered off looking for something - I think it was a lighter - and you hear him fall over a music stand.
  • When I visited, the only thing he did that suggested he might have some brain cells functioning somewhere in there was that he'd point to a guest book on a little music stand and indicate that I should sign it.

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Syllabification: mu·sic stand

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