HyperDic: wind_instrument

English > 1 sense of the expression wind instrument:
NOUNartifactwind instrument, winda musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
English > wind instrument: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath.
Synonymwind
PartsbellThe flared opening of a tubular device
mouthpiece, embouchureThe aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly
Narrowerbrass, brass instrumentA wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
free-reed instrumentA wind instrument with a free reed
kazooA toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece
ocarina, sweet potatoegg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes
organ, pipe organwind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
organ pipe, pipe, pipeworkThe flues and stops on a pipe organ
pipeA tubular wind instrument
post hornwind instrument used by postilions of the 18th and 19th centuries
whistleA small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it
woodwind, woodwind instrument, woodAny wind instrument other than the brass instruments
Broadermusical instrument, instrumentAny of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
Spanishaerófono, instrumento de viento
Catalaninstrument de vent

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