Quincke tube

noun Quinc·ke tube \ˈkw|iŋkə-, ˈkv|\

Definition of Quincke tube

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of quincke tube

after George H. Quincke †1924 German physicist

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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