transverse flute


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transverse flute

n.
See flute.
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transverse flute

n
(Instruments) the normal orchestral flute, as opposed to the recorder (or fipple flute)
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Noun1.transverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrumenttransverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
fife - a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band
nose flute - a flute that is played by blowing through the nostrils (used in some Asian countries)
piccolo - a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute
woodwind, woodwind instrument, wood - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
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