Music box

Music box
Musical Mu"sic*al, a. [Cf. F. musical.] Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious; harmonious; as, musical proportion; a musical voice; musical instruments; a musical sentence; musical persons. [1913 Webster]

{Musical box}, or {Music box}, a box or case containing apparatus moved by clockwork so as to play certain tunes automatically. The apparatus may be driven by a wind-up spring mechanism or by batteries.

{Musical fish} (Zo["o]l.), any fish which utters sounds under water, as the drumfish, grunt, gizzard shad, etc.

{Musical glasses}, glass goblets or bowls so tuned and arranged that when struck, or rubbed, they produce musical notes. Cf. {Harmonica}, 1. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • music box — music .box n a box that plays a musical tune when you open it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • music box — n. a mechanical musical instrument consisting of a case containing a bar with tuned steel teeth that are struck by pins or projections so arranged on a revolving cylinder or disc as to produce a certain tune or tunes …   English World dictionary

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