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aerophone

[air-uh-fohn] /ˈɛər əˌfoʊn/
noun
1.
any musical wind instrument.
Origin of aerophone
1875-1880
1875-80; aero- + -phone
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  • He felt unwell; he felt angry; if the aerophone refused to work at all to-morrow, he would care nothing.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • I think, I really think I have nearly perfected my aerophone.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • Can you give me a short description of the principle and construction of the aerophone?

  • Again and again Morris spoke eagerly, entreatingly, but the aerophone was dumb.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • With a bound he was by the aerophone and had given the answering signal.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • To while away the weary time, Morris told his companion about his invention, the aerophone.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • Well, a new kind of aerophone designed to work uninfluenced by its twin.

    Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard
  • A further step in this line brought Edison to the "aerophone," around which the Figaro weaved its fanciful description.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

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