woodwind section

Definition of woodwind section

  1. :  the group of musicians in an orchestra who play woodwinds (the group of musical instruments that includes flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and saxophones)

Word by Word Definitions

woodwindplay
  1. :  any of a group of wind instruments (such as a clarinet, flute, oboe, or saxophone) that are characterized by a cylindrical or conical tube of wood or metal usually ending in a slightly flared bell, that produce tones by the vibration of one or two reeds in the mouthpiece or by the passing of air over a mouth hole, and that usually have finger holes or keys by which the player may produce all the tones within an instrument's range

    :  the woodwind section of a band or orchestra

sectionplay
  1. :  the action or an instance of cutting or separating by cutting

    :  a part set off by or as if by cutting

    :  a distinct part or portion of something written (such as a chapter, law, or newspaper)

  1. :  to cut or separate into sections

    :  to represent in sections

    :  to become cut or separated into parts


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