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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.
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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
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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]
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tuba- The Latin word for "trumpet."
See also related terms for trumpet.
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|Noun||1.||tuba - 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
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توبا: آلة موسيقيه
tuba[ˈtjuːbə] N (tubas, (frm) tubae (pl)) [ˈtjuːbiː] → tuba f
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n → Tuba f
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tuba[ˈtjuːbə] n → tuba
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a large brass musical wind instrument giving a low-pitched range of notes. He plays the tuba. tuba توبا: آلة موسيقيه туба tuba tuba die Tuba tuba τούμπαtuba tuuba شیپور؛ کرنا tuuba tubaטובה मन्द स्वर का यन्त्र वाद्य tuba tuba tuba, alat musik tiup túba tuba チューバ 튜바 tūba tūba tuba tubatubatuba ارت خولی تروم، غټ تروم tuba tubă туба tuba tuba bas-truba tuba แตรใหญ่ tuba 大號 туба آرگن باجا kèn tuba 大号
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