reed pipe
noun Date: circa 1741 a pipe-organ pipe producing its tone by vibration of a beating reed in a current of air

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  • Reed pipe — Reed Reed, n. [AS. hre[ o]d; akin to D. riet, G. riet, ried, OHG. kriot, riot.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the various kinds of bamboo, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reed pipe — n. an organ pipe in which the tone is produced by a current of air striking a vibrating reed in an opening in the pipe: cf. FLUE PIPE …   English World dictionary

  • reed pipe — reed′ pipe n. an organ pipe having a reed that is vibrated by air …   From formal English to slang

  • Reed pipe — A schematic of a typical reed pipe. A reed pipe (also referred to as a lingual pipe) is an organ pipe that is sounded by a vibrating brass strip known as a reed. Air under pressure (referred to as wind) is directed towards the reed, which… …   Wikipedia

  • reed pipe — noun organ pipe with a vibrating reed • Hypernyms: ↑organ pipe, ↑pipe, ↑pipework * * * noun 1. : a musical instrument made of a reed : pipe 2. : a pipe of a pipe organ producing its musical tone by vibration of a beating reed in a current of air …   Useful english dictionary

  • reed pipe — liežuvinė dūda statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. reed pipe; tongue pipe vok. Zungenpfeife, f rus. язычковая труба, f pranc. tuyau à anche, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • reed pipe — noun a simple wind instrument having or made from a reed. ↘an organ pipe with a reed …   English new terms dictionary

  • reed pipe — /ˈrid paɪp/ (say reed puyp) noun an organ pipe having a reed (def. 7) which vibrates to produce sound …   Australian English dictionary

  • reed pipe — an organ pipe having a reed that is vibrated by air to produce the sound. [1250 1300; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • reed pipe — organ pipe with a reed …   English contemporary dictionary

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