organ pipe

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Noun1.Organ pipe - the flues and stops on a pipe organorgan pipe - the flues and stops on a pipe organ
flue pipe, labial pipe, flue - organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
pipe organ, organ - wind 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 stop - a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality
reed pipe - organ pipe with a vibrating reed
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
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Then flinging the already written pages of the Election Sermon into the fire, he forthwith began another, which he wrote with such an impulsive flow of thought and emotion, that he fancied himself inspired; and only wondered that Heaven should see fit to transmit the grand and solemn music of its oracles through so foul an organ pipe as he.
Lend an ear, then, to this concert of bell towers; spread over all the murmur of half a million men, the eternal plaint of the river, the infinite breathings of the wind, the grave and distant quartette of the four forests arranged upon the hills, on the horizon, like immense stacks of organ pipes; extinguish, as in a half shade, all that is too hoarse and too shrill about the central chime, and say whether you know anything in the world more rich and joyful, more golden, more dazzling, than this tumult of bells and chimes;--than this furnace of music,--than these ten thousand brazen voices chanting simultaneously in the flutes of stone, three hundred feet high,--than this city which is no longer anything but an orchestra,--than this symphony which produces the noise of a tempest.
A GERMAN tourist is finally returning an organ pipe stolen from York Minster when he visited on a lads' holiday 50 years ago.
Crews plan on installing 30-foot steel fencing to replace older barriers on two miles in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, next to the official border crossing known as the Lukeville Port of Entry.
Some parts of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument receive just a few inches of rain each summer, so when a thunderstorm builds over the Ajo Mountains, the desert holds its breath.
"It's the largest organ pipe you've ever come across," Johnson added in the statement.
"It's the largest organ pipe you've ever come across," said Jeff Johnson, a volcanologist at Boise State University in Idaho.
The seismometers identified tremors within the moulin that often lasted 4-16 hours and caused the moulin walls to vibrate in distinct frequencies, which are "distributed like the resonant modes of a semiopen organ pipe," according to a paper on the research published in the Journal of Geophysical Research--Solid Earth.
So far south it's almost in Mexico, this park flaunts an array of desert flora, including the sentinel-like saguaro and the organ pipe cactus.
Bosch horns, that produce sounds in all directions, are based on the principle of 'stopped pipes' used in organ pipe building, which results in a pleasant and very characteristic tone.
One March morning at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in southern Arizona, the Horse pranced high in the south-southeast, and with naked-eye averted vision I could discern the challenging dark lane that runs from the horse's foreleg (Barnard 63) to just northeast of Antares.