thereminist

theremin

[ther-uh-min]
noun
a musical instrument with electronic tone generation, the pitch and tone volume being controlled by the distance between the player's hands and two metal rods serving as antennas.

Origin:
1925–30; named after Leo Theremin (born 1896), Russian inventor

thereminist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To thereminist
Collins
World English Dictionary
theremin (ˈθɛrəmɪn)
 
n
an electronic musical instrument, played by moving the hands through electromagnetic fields created by two metal rods
 
[C20: named after Leon Theremin (1896-1993), Russian scientist who invented it]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;