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organ pipe

noun
1.
one of the pipes of a pipe organ.
2.
something resembling such a pipe.
Origin of organ pipe
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English
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  • A chunk of exhaust pipe had split away, and was quivering before the rush of air like a reed in an organ pipe.

  • Not a fluttering whistle like the postman's, nor a heavy tone like an organ pipe or bass horn.

  • The organ pipe which ends in the larynx produces a very complex sound.

  • Our function is that of the organ pipe—to pick out the impulse, respond to it and give it volume and carrying power.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf Arthur E. Bostwick
  • The air forced across the sharp edge is thrown into vibration and communicates its vibration to the air within the organ pipe.

    General Science Bertha M. Clark
  • They in turn cause the air above them to vibrate, much as the air in an organ pipe vibrates.

    Public Speaking Clarence Stratton
  • The next and last passage requires no remark, except that 'organ pipe of frailty' means simply the voice of the dying king.

    Shakespeare and Music Edward W. Naylor

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