Wind+instrument

  • 1 wind instrument — /wind/ a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute. [1575 85] * * * ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the… …

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  • 2 Wind instrument — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 wind instrument — ► NOUN 1) a musical instrument in which sound is produced by the vibration of air, typically by the player blowing into the instrument. 2) a woodwind instrument as distinct from a brass instrument …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Wind instrument — A wind instrument is a musical instrument that contains some type of resonator (usually a tube), in which a column of air is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set at the end of the resonator. The pitch of the… …

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  • 5 wind instrument — noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath • Syn: ↑wind • Hypernyms: ↑musical instrument, ↑instrument • Hyponyms: ↑brass, ↑brass instrument, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 wind instrument — UK [ˈwɪnd ˌɪnstrʊmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms wind instrument : singular wind instrument plural wind instruments music a musical instrument that you play by blowing through it. Clarinets, saxophones, and flutes are wind instruments …

    English dictionary

  • 7 wind instrument — [[t]wɪ̱nd ɪnstrʊmənts[/t]] wind instruments N COUNT A wind instrument is a musical instrument that you blow into in order to produce sounds, such as a flute, a clarinet, or a recorder …

    English dictionary

  • 8 wind instrument —   Pū kani.     To play a wind instrument, player of a wind instrument, puhi ohe.   Cf. ho ohiliu …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 9 wind instrument — wind in|stru|ment [ˈwınd ˌınstrumənt] n a musical instrument made of wood or metal that you play by blowing, such as a ↑flute, or one that air is passed through, such as an ↑organ →↑brass, percussion ↑percussion, stringed instrument ↑stringed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 wind instrument — wind in|stru|ment [ wınd ,ınstrumənt ] noun count a musical instrument that you play by blowing through it. Clarinets, saxophones, and flutes are wind instruments …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 wind instrument — wind′ in strument [[t]wɪnd[/t]] n. mad a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, oboe, or flute • Etymology: 1575–85 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 wind instrument — wind in·stru·ment || ‚wɪnd‚ɪnstrÉ™mÉ™nt musical instruments which require a person to exhale into it in order to produce sound …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 wind instrument — noun Date: 1582 a musical instrument (as a trumpet, clarinet, or organ) sounded by wind; especially one sounded by the player s breath …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 wind instrument — /ˈwɪnd ɪnstrəmənt / (say wind instruhmuhnt) noun a musical instrument sounded by the player s breath or any current of air …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 wind instrument — noun a musical instrument in which sound is produced by the vibration of air. ↘a woodwind instrument as distinct from a brass instrument …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 wind instrument — noun a musical instrument that produces sound when air flows through it; reed instruments and brass instruments …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 wind instrument — англ. [уи/нд и/нструмэнт] дух. инструм. см. также wind …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 18 wind instrument — noun (C) a musical instrument that you play by blowing through it …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 wind instrument — [ˈwɪnd ˌɪnstrʊmənt] noun [C] a musical instrument that you play by blowing through it, such as a FLUTE or CLARINET …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 wind-instrument — …

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