What does the word "bass" mean in the context of the bass button on your CD player?
The word "bass" in the context of the bass button on your CD player is used as a musical notation to indicate the chords, intervals and the non-chord tones. This is usually in relation to the bass note.
bass is the "boom" noise that makes the beat of the music and by pressing this button just makes it louder.
It applys or mutes the deeper bass tones.