Quincke tube

noun
Quinc·​ke tube | \ ˈkw|iŋkə-, ˈkv| \

Definition of Quincke tube

: a glass tube sounded like a bottle by blowing across its mouth and used for obtaining high notes in experiments on difference tones

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History and Etymology for Quincke tube

after George H. Quincke †1924 German physicist

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“Quincke tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quincke%20tube. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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