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clar·i·net

 (klăr′ə-nĕt′)
n.
A woodwind instrument having a straight cylindrical tube with a flaring bell and a single-reed mouthpiece, played by means of finger holes and keys.

[French clarinette, feminine diminutive of Old French clarin, clarion, clarion; see clarion, or of Provençal clarin, oboe (from Old Provençal clar, clear, from Latin clārus; see clear).]

clar′i·net′ist, clar′i·net′tist n.
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clarinet

(ˌklærɪˈnɛt)
n
1. (Instruments) a keyed woodwind instrument with a cylindrical bore and a single reed. It is a transposing instrument, most commonly pitched in A or B flat. Obsolete name: clarionet
2. (Music, other) an orchestral musician who plays the clarinet
[C18: from French clarinette, probably from Italian clarinetto, from clarino trumpet]
ˌclariˈnettist, ˌclariˈnetist n
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clar•i•net

(ˌklær əˈnɛt)

n.
a woodwind instrument in the form of a cylindrical tube with a single reed attached to its mouthpiece.
[1790–1800; < French clarinette= Old French clarin clarion + -ette -ette]
clar`i•net′ist, clar`i•net′tist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clarinet - a single-reed instrument with a straight tubeclarinet - a single-reed instrument with a straight tube
bass clarinet - a large clarinet whose range is an octave below the B-flat clarinet
basset horn - a tenor clarinet; pitched in the key of F below the B-flat clarinet
B-flat clarinet, licorice stick - the ordinary clarinet with a middle range
single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind - a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)
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Translations
كَلارِينِتمِزْمار، كلارينيت
klarinet
klarinet
klarnet
klarinetti
klarinet
klarinét
klarínettklarínetta
クラリネット
클라리넷
klarnetasklarnetistas
klarnete
klarinet
klarinet
klarinett
เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่าชนิดหนึ่ง
klarnetklârnet
kèn clarinet

clarinet

[ˌklærɪˈnet] Nclarinete m
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clarinet

[ˌklærɪˈnɛt] nclarinette f
I play the clarinet → Je joue de la clarinette.
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clarinet

nKlarinette f
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clarinet

[ˌklærɪˈnɛt] nclarinetto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clarinet

(klӕrəˈnet) noun
a type of musical wind instrument, usually made of wood, and played by means of keys and fingers covering combinations of holes.
ˌclariˈnettist (American usually ˌclariˈnetist) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

clarinet

كَلارِينِت klarinet klarinet Klarinette κλαρινέτο clarinete klarinetti clarinette klarinet clarinetto クラリネット 클라리넷 klarinet klarinett klarnet clarinete кларнет klarinett เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่าชนิดหนึ่ง klarnet kèn clarinet 单簧管
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References in periodicals archive ?
Its orchestra requires, in addition to a sufficiently large string section, multiple woodwind (including at least two of the shrill E-flat clarinets), an enlarged brass section, percussion including high and low bells, celesta, piano, harmonium, organ, two harps and a mandolin (trust me, you can hear it).