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wind instrument

[wind] /wɪnd/
a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute.
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British Dictionary definitions for wind instruments

wind instrument

any musical instrument sounded by the breath, such as the woodwinds and brass instruments of an orchestra
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wind instruments in Culture

wind instruments definition

Musical instruments in which sound is produced by the musician's blowing into them.

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Encyclopedia Article for wind instruments

wind instrument

any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the production of sound

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