underblow

transitive verb

: to blow (as a pipe or other wind instrument) with insufficient energy to sound the fundamental tone so that only a set of feeble high overtones is heard compare overblow

Word History

Etymology

under entry 1 + blow

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“Underblow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underblow. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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