HyperDic: accordion

English > 1 sense of the word accordion:
NOUNartifactaccordion, squeeze boxa portable box-shaped free-reed instrument
accordion > pronunciation
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English > accordion: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player.
Synonymsqueeze box
Partspiano keyboard, fingerboard, clavierA bank of keys on a musical instrument
Narrowerbutton accordionAn accordion with buttons rather than keys
piano accordionAn accordion with a right-hand keyboard
Broaderfree-reed instrumentA wind instrument with a free reed
keyboard instrumentA musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard

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