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wood·wind

 (wo͝od′wĭnd′)
n.
1. A wind instrument in which sound is produced by the vibration of reeds in the mouthpiece, as a bassoon, clarinet, oboe, or saxophone, or by the passing of air across the mouthpiece, as a flute.
2. woodwinds
a. The section of a band or orchestra composed of woodwind instruments.
b. Woodwind instruments or their players considered as a group.

woodwind

(ˈwʊdˌwɪnd) music
adj
(Instruments) of, relating to, or denoting a type of wind instrument, excluding the brass instruments, formerly made of wood but now often made of metal, such as the flute or clarinet
n
(Instruments) (functioning as plural) woodwind instruments collectively

wood•wind

(ˈwʊdˌwɪnd)

n.
1. a musical wind instrument of the group comprising the flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and sometimes the saxophones.
2. woodwinds, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the section of an orchestra or band comprising the woodwind instruments.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodwind - any wind instrument other than the brass instrumentswoodwind - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
finger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
flute, transverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
thumbhole - the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
Translations
آلة من آلات النَّفْخ الموسيقِيَّهآلَةٌ نَفْخٌ مُوسِيقِيَّة
dechový
træblæser
puupuhallin
drveni duhaći instrumenti
fafúvósok
tréblásarasveitintréblásturshljóðfæri
木管楽器
목관 악기
drevené dychové hudobné nástroje
träblåsinstrument
เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่า
ağaç üflemelinefesli çalgılar
bộ gỗ

woodwind

[ˈwʊdwɪnd] N the woodwinds; the woodwind sectionlos instrumentos mpl de viento de madera

woodwind

[ˈwʊdwɪnd]
nbois mpl
the woodwind → les bois
modif [section, family] → des bois; [instrument] → à anche

woodwind

[ˈwʊdˌwɪnd] npl (Mus) the woodwindi legni mpl

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.

woodwind

آلَةٌ نَفْخٌ مُوسِيقِيَّة dechový træblæser Holzblasinstrument ξύλινο πνευστό όργανο instrumento de viento de madera puupuhallin bois drveni duhaći instrumenti strumenti a fiato 木管楽器 목관 악기 hout treblåserinstrument instrumenty dęte drewniane instrumento de sopro de madeira деревянный духовой инструмент träblåsinstrument เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่า ağaç üflemeli bộ gỗ 木管乐器
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