16′ stop

variants: less commonly

sixteen–foot stop


16–foot stop

Definition of 16′ stop

  1. :  an organ stop sounding the pitches an octave lower than those normally associated with the organ's keys and having the C three octaves below middle C as its lowest note

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to cast off or become cast off

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