flue stop
noun Date: 1855 an organ stop made up of flue pipes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flue stop — flue′ stop n. mad a rank of flue pipes in an organ • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • flue stop — noun an organ stop with the tone of a flue pipe • Hypernyms: ↑organ stop * * * noun 1. : a pipe organ stop made up of flue pipes 2. or flue stopper : a stop for a flue opening * * * a rank of flue pipes in an organ. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flue stop — a rank of flue pipes in an organ. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • flue stopper — noun see flue stop 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flue pipe — Four flue pipes of a diapason rank. A flue pipe (also referred to as a labial pipe) is an organ pipe that produces sound through the vibration of air molecules, in the same manner as a recorder or a whistle. Air under pressure (referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • organ stop — noun a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality • Hypernyms: ↑organ pipe, ↑pipe, ↑pipework • Hyponyms: ↑diapason, ↑diapason stop, ↑dulciana, ↑flue stop, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • foundation-stop — foundāˈtion stop noun 1. Any organ stop whose sounds are those belonging to the keys, or differing by whole octaves only 2. A fundamental flue stop denoting principal and flute ranks • • • Main Entry: ↑found …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip stop — noun 1. : flue stop 1 2. : either of the sounds p and b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Organ stop — The choir division of the organ at St. Raphael s Cathedral, Dubuque, Iowa. Shown here are several ranks of pipes, each of which would be controlled from one of the stops on the console. An organ stop (or just stop) is a component of a pipe organ… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ flue pipe scaling — The subject of this article is technical in nature and requires an understanding of organ terminology. This is in the process of being rectified. Many of the terms used here are defined in the pipe organ article. Scaling is the term used to… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”