Trombone

The trombone is a powerful brass musical instrument of the trumpet kind, thought by some to be the ancient sackbut, consisting of a tube in three parts, bent twice upon itself and ending in a bell. The middle part, bent double, slips into the outer parts, as in a telescope, so that by change of the vibrating length any tone within the compass of th...
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trombone

[n] - a brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a U-shaped slide
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trombone

1. A powerful brass instrument of the trumpet kind, thought by some to be the ancient sackbut, consisting of a tube in three parts, bent twice upon itself and ending in a bell. The middle part, bent double, slips into the outer parts, as in a telescope, so that by change of the vibrating length any tone within the compass of the instrument (which m...
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trombone

noun a brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a U-shaped slide
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Trombone

• (n.) The common European bittern. • (n.) A powerful brass instrument of the trumpet kind, thought by some to be the ancient sackbut, consisting of a tube in three parts, bent twice upon itself and ending in a bell. The middle part, bent double, slips into the outer parts, as in a telescope, so that by change of the vibrating length any ...
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trombone

brass wind musical instrument sounded by lip vibration against a cup mouthpiece. It has an extendable slide that can increase the length of the ... [4 related articles]
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Trombone

A tubular, extending device which is generally used for suspending lights from set walls. (Grip/Lighting)
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Trombone

A U-shaped device for adjusting the length of coaxial cables or transmission lines.
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Trombone

Another name for a variable delay line. Trombones are used in the stochastic cooling systems to provide the proper delay between the pickups and the kickers. Trombones can also be found in the Linac gallery basement in series with every RF system PA to cavity transmission line.
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trombone

trombone [Ital.,=large trumpet], brass wind musical instrument of cylindrical bore, twice bent on itself, having a sliding section that lengthens or shortens it and thus regulates the pitch. The descendant of the sackbut, it was developed in the 15th cent. by adding a slide to the trumpet. Early rep...
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Trombone

Trombone is British slang for telephone.
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Trombone

Trombone is British slang for telephone.
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trombone

Brass instrument with a deep cup-shaped mouthpiece and a mainly cylindrical bore that expands into a moderately flared bell. Instead of valves, the trombone has a movable slide: a U-shaped piece of tubing that can be pushed away or pulled towards the player. This lengthens or shortens the...
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Trombone

The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced when the player’s vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to vibrate. Nearly all trombones have a telescoping slide mechanism that varies the length of the instrument to change the pitch. Special variants like th...
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Trombone

The trombone (Italian for 'large trumpet') features a moveable U-shaped slide that alters the length
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