BASS


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BASSBeneath A Steel Sky (video game)
BASSBass Anglers Sportsman Society (Montgomery, AL)
BASSBaltic Sea Solutions (Denmark)
BASSBritish Alpine Ski School
BASSBelgian Association for the Study of Sleep
BASSBad Ass Sound System
BASSBattlefield Area Star Swimmers (Virginia)
BASSBritish Association of Sound Systems
BASSBroadband Array Spectrograph System
BASSBittorrent Assisted Streaming System (video on demand)
BASSBarrier Ammunition Storage Site
BASSBase Automated Support System
BASSBlack Agents in the Secret Service
BASSBig Ass Spread Sheet
BASSBase Automated Service Store
BASSBattlefield Area Surveillance Systems
BASSBCE Automated Support System
BASSBoys After School Sports
BASSBrake Activated Suspension System (Yamaha motorcyles)
BASSBasecom Automated Support System
BASSBattlefield Automated Subordinate Systems
BASSBackup Avionics Subsystem Software
BASSBulk Agent Stockpile Summary
BASSBusiness Administration Support Suite
BASSBusiness Applications Software Support
BASSBradley Advanced Survivability Seat (US Army)
BASSBest Available Seating Service (ticket agency; Australia)
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You will diminish them, indeed," returned the arch girl; "for never did I hear a more unworthy conjunction of execution and language than that to which I have been listening; and I was far gone in a learned inquiry into the causes of such an unfitness between sound and sense, when you broke the charm of my musings by that bass of yours, Duncan
Without possessing the volume of classical bass voices, the tone of it was pleasing from a slightly muffled quality like that of an English bugle, which is firm and sweet, strong but velvety.
You are of course aware that every Man has two mouths or voices -- as well as two eyes -- a bass at one and a tenor at the other of his extremities.
In a little while could be heard the music of the bass horns, the clear voices of the children and the men's deeper notes.
he cried, in a voice which was now changed from a baritone into a bass, "you've not then forgotten me?
And now, though it still had the tone of a mighty wind roaring among the branches, it was also like a deep bass voice, speaking as distinctly as a tree could be expected to speak, the following words:
Whether she ran with her tall spars swinging, or breasted it with her tall spars lying over, there was always that wild song, deep like a chant, for a bass to the shrill pipe of the wind played on the sea- tops, with a punctuating crash, now and then, of a breaking wave.
Old Joshway," as he is irreverently called by his neighbours, is in a state of simmering indignation; but he has not yet opened his lips except to say, in a resounding bass undertone, like the tuning of a violoncello, "Sehon, King of the Amorites; for His mercy endureth for ever; and Og the King of Basan: for His mercy endureth for ever"--a quotation which may seem to have slight bearing on the present occasion, but, as with every other anomaly, adequate knowledge will show it to be a natural sequence.
The next morning, in spite of our debility and the agony of hunger under which we were now suffering, though neither of us confessed to the fact, we struggled along our dismal and still difficult and dangerous path, cheered by the hope of soon catching a glimpse of the valley before us, and towards evening the voice of a cataract which had for some time sounded like a low deep bass to the music of the smaller waterfalls, broke upon our ears in still louder tones, and assured us that we were approaching its vicinity.
I used to lead myself, but latterly I have sung nothing but bass.
There's one thing I'm going to tell you square," he went on, a firm ring in his voice, boyish for all its deep, bass note, "I'm never going back to the farm, never
Oh, nothing, nothing," said he, and strolled back to where the voices of the contending men of science rose in a prolonged duet, the high, strident note of Summerlee rising and falling to the sonorous bass of Challenger.