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Clarinet vs. Flute

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Clarinetnoun

(musical instruments) A woodwind musical instrument that has a distinctive liquid tone whose characteristics vary among its three registers: chalumeau (low), clarion (medium), and altissimo (high).

Flutenoun

(musical instruments) A woodwind instrument consisting of a tube with a row of holes that produce sound through vibrations caused by air blown across the edge of the holes, often tuned by plugging one or more holes with a finger; the Western concert flute, a transverse side-blown flute of European origin.

Clarinetnoun

A wind instrument, blown by a single reed, of richer and fuller tone than the oboe, which has a double reed. It is the leading instrument in a military band.

Flutenoun

A recorder, also a woodwind instrument.

Clarinetnoun

a single-reed instrument with a straight tube

Flutenoun

A glass with a long, narrow bowl and a long stem, used for drinking wine, especially champagne.

Clarinet

The clarinet is a family of woodwind instruments. It has a single-reed mouthpiece, a straight, cylindrical tube with an almost cylindrical bore, and a flared bell.

Flutenoun

a lengthwise groove, such as one of the lengthwise grooves on a classical column, or a groove on a cutting tool (such as a drill bit, endmill, or reamer), which helps to form both a cutting edge and a channel through which chips can escape

Flutenoun

A semicylindrical vertical groove, as in a pillar, in plaited cloth, or in a rifle barrel to cut down the weight.

Flutenoun

A long French bread roll.

Flutenoun

An organ stop with a flute-like sound.

Flutenoun

A shuttle in weaving tapestry etc.

Flutenoun

A kind of flyboat; a storeship.

Fluteverb

(intransitive) To play on a flute.

Fluteverb

(intransitive) To make a flutelike sound.

Fluteverb

(transitive) To utter with a flutelike sound.

Fluteverb

(transitive) To form flutes or channels in (as in a column, a ruffle, etc.); to cut a semicylindrical vertical groove in (as in a pillar, etc.).

Flutenoun

A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the fingers or by keys which are opened by the fingers. The modern flute is closed at the upper end, and blown with the mouth at a lateral hole.

‘The breathing flute's soft notes are heard around.’;

Flutenoun

A channel of curved section; - usually applied to one of a vertical series of such channels used to decorate columns and pilasters in classical architecture. See Illust. under Base, n.

Flutenoun

A similar channel or groove made in wood or other material, esp. in plaited cloth, as in a lady's ruffle.

Flutenoun

A long French breakfast roll.

Flutenoun

A stop in an organ, having a flutelike sound.

Flutenoun

A kind of flyboat; a storeship.

Fluteverb

To play on, or as on, a flute; to make a flutelike sound.

Fluteverb

To play, whistle, or sing with a clear, soft note, like that of a flute.

‘Knaves are men,That lute and flute fantastic tenderness.’; ‘The redwing flutes his o-ka-lee.’;

Fluteverb

To form flutes or channels in, as in a column, a ruffle, etc.

Flutenoun

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

Flutenoun

a tall narrow wineglass

Flutenoun

a groove or furrow in cloth etc especially the shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column

Fluteverb

form flutes in

Flutenoun

a wind instrument made from a tube with holes that are stopped by the fingers or keys, held vertically or horizontally (in which case it is also called a transverse flute) so that the player's breath strikes a narrow edge. The modern orchestral form is a transverse flute, typically made of metal, with an elaborate set of keys.

Flutenoun

an organ stop with wooden or metal flue pipes producing a tone similar to that of a flute.

Flutenoun

an ornamental vertical groove in a column.

Flutenoun

a trumpet-shaped frill on a dress or other garment.

Flutenoun

a tall, narrow wine glass

‘a flute of champagne’;

Fluteverb

play a flute or pipe.

Fluteverb

speak in a melodious way

‘‘What do you do?’ she fluted’;

Fluteverb

make flutes or grooves in.

Flute

The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening.

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