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sax·o·phone

 (săk′sə-fōn′)
n.
A woodwind instrument with a single-reed mouthpiece and a usually curved conical metal tube, including soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone sizes.

[After Sax, surname of 19th-century Belgian instrument-making family.]

sax′o·phon′ist n.
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saxophone

(ˈsæksəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) a keyed wind instrument of mellow tone colour, used mainly in jazz and dance music. It is made in various sizes, has a conical bore, and a single reed. Often shortened to: sax
[C19: named after Adolphe Sax (1814–94), Belgian musical-instrument maker, who invented it (1846)]
saxophonic adj
saxophonist n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sax•o•phone

(ˈsæk səˌfoʊn)

n.
a musical wind instrument consisting of a conical, usu. brass tube with keys or valves and a mouthpiece with one reed.
[1850–55; Sax (see saxhorn) + -o- + -phone]
sax`o•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.
sax′o•phon`ist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saxophone - a single-reed woodwind with a conical boresaxophone - a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind - a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)
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Translations
سَكْسُوفُونسَكْسوفون: آلة موسيقيَّه
saxofon
saxofon
saksofoni
saksofon
szakszofonszaxofon
saxófónn
サクソフォーンサクソフォン
색소폰
saksofonassaksofonistas
saksofons
saxofon
saxofón
saksofon
saxofon
แซ็กโซโฟน
kèn saxophone

saxophone

[ˈsæksəfəʊn] Nsaxofón m, saxófono m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

saxophone

[ˈsæksəfəʊn] nsaxophone m
I play the saxophone → Je joue du saxophone.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

saxophone

nSaxofon nt, → Saxophon nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

saxophone

[ˈsæksəˌfəʊn] nsassofono
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

saxophone

(ˈsaksəfəun) noun
a type of musical instrument with a curved metal tube, played by blowing.
saxophonist (sakˈsofənist) , (ˈsaksəfounist) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

saxophone

سَكْسُوفُون saxofon saxofon Saxophon σαξόφωνο saxofón saksofoni saxophone saksofon sassofono サクソフォーン 색소폰 saxofoon saksofon saksofon saxofone саксофон saxofon แซ็กโซโฟน saksafon kèn saxophone 萨克斯管
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The title track from that CD was a contemporary funk number that featured a skittering alto saxphone solo from Veilleux, a powerful trumpet solo from Sabatini, and some in-the-pocket riffs from the horns.
His tenor saxphone sounds wonderful on Peacocks resulting in a truly great performance.