Organ


Organ

Organ may refer to the following:

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Biology and medicine

Music

  • Organ (music), a family of keyboard musical instruments characterized by sustained tone
    • Electronic organ, an electronic keyboard instrument
    • Pipe organ, a musical instrument that produces sound when pressurized air is driven through a series of pipes
    • Theatre organ, a pipe organ originally designed specifically for imitation of an orchestra
  • The Organ, an indie rock band

Organizations and government

Media


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  • Organ — • A musical instrument which consists of one or several sets of pipes, each pipe giving only one tone, and which is blown and played by mechanical means. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Organ     Organ …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Organ — Or gan, n. [L. organum, Gr. ?; akin to ? work, and E. work: cf. F. organe. See {Work}, and cf. {Orgue}, {Orgy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Organ — (von altgriechisch: ὄργανον organon = „Werkzeug“) ist: in der Biologie ein Körperteil bzw. eine Funktionseinheit aus verschiedenen Geweben, siehe Organ (Biologie) ein japanischer Horrorfilm, siehe Organ (Film) in der Rechtswissenschaft die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Organ — Organ: Das seit dem 18. Jh. belegte Fremdwort, das jedoch schon im 16.–18. Jh. in den nicht eingedeutschten Formen »Organum«, »Organon« (Plural »Organa«) auftritt, ist aus lat. organum »Werkzeug; Musikinstrument, Orgel« entlehnt, das seinerseits… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • organ — or‧gan [ˈɔːgən ǁ ˈɔːr ] noun [countable] formal 1. a magazine or newspaper which presents the ideas and opinions of a political party or other organization: • These newspapers were essentially house organs for political factions. • a copy of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Organ — Sn std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. organum Werkzeug, Instrument , dieses aus gr. órganon, einer ablautenden Bildung zu gr. érgon (Energie). Die heutigen Bedeutungen gehen im wesentlichen von der Grundbedeutung eines Elements mit… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • organ — [ôr′gən] n. [ME organe < OE organa & OFr organe, both < L organum, tool, implement (in LL(Ec), a church organ) < Gr organon, an implement, engine < ergon,WORK] 1. a) a large wind instrument consisting of various sets of pipes which,… …   English World dictionary

  • organ — òrgān m <G orgána> DEFINICIJA 1. anat. a. dio organizma s funkcijom po kojoj se ob. imenuju [dišni organi; govorni organi] b. ljudski glas, ukupnost odlika u snazi, boji itd. [lijep organ; snažan organ] c. razg. muški spolni organ 2. a.… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • organ — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. organnie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} część organizmu o określonej budowie i funkcji oraz o określonym położeniu względem innych części; narząd : {{/stl 7}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Organ — País …   Wikipedia Español