tuning pipe

noun

: pitch pipe
specifically : one of a set of pitch pipes used especially for tuning stringed musical instruments

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tuning pipe was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Tuning pipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuning%20pipe. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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