wind instrument

noun
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of wind instrument

: a musical instrument (such as a trumpet, clarinet, or organ) sounded by wind; especially : one sounded by the player's breath

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WIND INSTRUMENT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wind instrument for English Language Learners

  • : a musical instrument (such as a flute, horn, or organ) that is played by blowing air through it


WIND INSTRUMENT Defined for Kids

wind instrument

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Definition of wind instrument for Students

: a musical instrument (as a clarinet, harmonica, or trumpet) sounded by the vibration of a stream of air and especially by the player's breath


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