Aerophone

Word AEROPHONE
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Definitions and meanings of "Aerophone"

What do we mean by aerophone?

Any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself adding considerably to the sound.

A form of combined speaking trumpet and ear trumpet.

An instrument for greatly intensifying speech, consisting of a phonograph diaphragm arranged so that its action opens and closes valves, producing synchronous air blasts sufficient to operate a larger diaphragm with greater amplitude of vibration.

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The word "aerophone" in example sentences

A further step in this line brought Edison to the "aerophone," around which the Figaro weaved its fanciful description. ❋ Frank Lewis Dyer (1905)

He may explain further that when he drafted this book, now some five years ago, instruments of the nature of the "aerophone" were not so much talked of as they are to-day. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

"Well, a new kind of aerophone designed to work uninfluenced by its twin." ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

A further step in this line brought Edison to the ` ` aerophone, '' around which the Figaro weaved its fanciful description. ❋ Unknown (1910)

This foolish ` ` blague '' was accompanied by a description of Edison's new ` ` aerophone, '' a steam machine which carried the voice a distance of one and a half miles. ❋ Unknown (1910)

In the construction of the aerophone the same kind of tympanum is used as in the phonograph, but the imitation of the human voice, or the transmission of sound, is effected by the quick opening and closing of valves placed within a steam-whistle or an organ-pipe. ❋ Unknown (1910)

This foolish "blague" was accompanied by a description of Edison's new "aerophone," a steam machine which carried the voice a distance of one and a half miles. ❋ Frank Lewis Dyer (1905)

In the construction of the aerophone the same kind of tympanum is used as in the phonograph, but the imitation of the human voice, or the transmission of sound, is effected by the quick opening and closing of valves placed within ❋ Frank Lewis Dyer (1905)

For a moment there was silence, or at least Stella's voice was silent, while Morris stood over the aerophone, the sweat running from his face, rocking like a drunken man in his agony and waiting for the end. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

The arrangement on this particular occasion was that she should take the machine -- or aerophone, as its inventor had named it -- to her home. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

In addition to all these good things he had suddenly become in his own line one of the most famous persons in the world, so that, wherever civilized man was to be found, there his name was known as "Monk, who invented that marvellous machine, the aerophone." ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

Of course these statements concerning the aerophone and its capabilities were reported all over the world and much criticised -- very roughly in some quarters. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

The sound of her last sentences also, as the blind, senseless aerophone had rendered them just before the end, one by one they were repeated in his brain. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

That same afternoon, by Mary's direction, the aerophone was brought back to him in a dog-cart, and three days later he heard that her mother, ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

In token of their conclusion twice Stella rang the electric warning bell which was attached to the aerophone, and in some mysterious manner caused the bell of its twin instrument to ring also. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

In fact this aerophone has little to do with his characters or their history, and the main motive of its introduction to his pages was to suggest how powerless are all such material means to bring within mortal reach the transcendental and unearthly ends which, with their aid, were attempted by Morris Monk. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

Afterwards came the natural results; the great aerophone company was floated, in which Morris as vendor received half the shares -- he would take no cash -- which shares, by the way, soon stood at five and a quarter. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

The conflict was a conflict between the natural and the spiritual law; or, in other words, between hard, brutal facts and theories as impalpable as the perfume of a flower, or the sound waves that stirred his aerophone. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

The record of the following weeks was very full, but almost entirely concerned -- brief mention of other things, such as her father's health excepted -- with full and accurate notes and descriptions of the aerophone experiments. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

Stella's sudden and mysterious death that made Morris a rich and famous man, and caused his invention of the aerophone to come into common use. ❋ Henry Rider Haggard (1890)

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