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.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station assisted a civilian motorist involved in a single vehicle rollover Monday afternoon on Organ Pipe Cactus Monument.
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.
In time, I learned to lead with "Sonoran Desert" and quickly explain that there's a national park unit in southern Arizona called Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
The audience will be given the opportunity to sponsor a length of organ pipe to help raise the remaining funds.
Fr Holland also did his bit by completing a nine-hour sponsored recital of the four gospels of the Bible to raise pounds 600, while people were also able to sponsor the organ pipe by pipe.
In spite of its outstanding attributes, the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is doubtless the least visited of all our national monuments and parks.
Pincushion, hedgehog, organ pipe, and 15 kinds of prickly pear--desert cacti with odd names, even a cholla called teddy bear.
When the National Park Service took over what became Organ Pipe National Monument, it evicted all the residents.