vibrating reed


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Noun1.vibrating reed - a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it; "the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
double reed - a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce the sound in some woodwinds
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Donald has invented a new type of bagpipe chanter with an electrical device called a pickup which collects the sound from the chanter's vibrating reed.
SIMULATION OF A VIBRATING REED EXCITER FOR THICKENING DIFFERENT FABRICS IN WEAVING LOOM
It got the attention of Russian musicians in the mid-1700s, and from there the "free vibrating reed" principle migrated to western Europe, where Austrian and German instrument-makers created what is now recognizable as an accordion in the 1820s, with the piano accordion making its appearance 40 years later.