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tu·ba

 (to͞o′bə, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A large, valved, brass instrument with a bass pitch.
2. A reed stop in an organ, having eight-foot pitch.

[Italian, from Latin, trumpet; akin to tubus, tube.]

tu′ba·ist, tu′bist n.

tuba

(ˈtjuːbə)
n, pl -bas or -bae (-biː)
1. (Instruments) Also called: bass horn a valved brass instrument of bass pitch, in which the bell points upwards and the mouthpiece projects at right angles. The tube is of conical bore and the mouthpiece cup-shaped
2. (Instruments) any other bass brass instrument such as the euphonium, helicon, etc
3. (Music, other) a powerful reed stop on an organ
4. (Historical Terms) a form of trumpet of ancient Rome
[Latin]

tu•ba

(ˈtu bə, ˈtyu-)

n., pl. -bas.
1. a valved brass musical wind instrument having a low range.
[1850–55; < German (1835) < Latin: trumpet; akin to tube]

tuba

- The Latin word for "trumpet."
See also related terms for trumpet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuba - the lowest brass wind instrumenttuba - the lowest brass wind instrument  
bass - the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
brass instrument, brass - a 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
euphonium - a bass horn (brass wind instrument) that is the tenor of the tuba family
bombardon, helicon - a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
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[ˈtjuːbə] N (tubas, (frm) tubae (pl)) [ˈtjuːbiː]tuba f

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a large brass musical wind instrument giving a low-pitched range of notes. He plays the tuba.
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TUBAS, March 5, 2018 (WAFA) - The Israeli military ordered on Sunday night 16 Palestinian families in Khirbit Ibziq, east of Tubas, to leave their homes because the army will be conducting military drills in the area, according to a local official.
Ramallah, March 5 (Petra) - More than a dozen Palestinian families living in Khirbet Ibziq east of the West Bank city of Tubas , were delivered evacuation warrants by Israeli occupation authorities on Monday, ordering the to evacuate their homes for army military drills, a Palestinian source said.
Israeli occupation authorities on Monday morning have notified 16 Palestinian families that they will be evicted from their homes in Khirbat Ibiziq village, east of Tubas, under the pretext that the Israeli army will conduct military drills in the area.
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Tubas, Rajab 12, 1434, May 22, 2013, SPA - Israeli forces Wednesday arrested six Palestinians from across the West Bank, according to security sources.
Contents: Five Moods for Tuba Quartet, Gunther Schuller; Tubafour, George Heussenstamm; Allegro and Air, Henry Purcell; Fancy Dances for Three Tubas, Walter Ross; Music 4 Tubas, John Stevens; Au Privave, Charlie Parker; Parable for Brass Quintet, Vincent Perischetti; Laudes, Jan Bach.
One said that he doesn't know how old the tubas are because when he came in 25 years ago, they were already here.
TEL AVIV, Jul 29, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA) will construct the first ever hospital in Tubas city of West Bank.
Contrary to assumptions of earlier writers, Melton finds no evidence that Wagner tubas yet existed for that performance.
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