reed

A toothed, comb-like part of a LOOM. Its function is to hold the strands of longitudinal yarn (WARP) in alignment between its teeth and also to push each transverse thread (PICK) tight against the rest as the cloth is woven.

Reed

In music a reed is a small piece of cane or wood attached to the mouthpiece of certain instruments, and set in vibration by the breath. In the clarinet it is a single fiat reed; in the oboe and bassoon it is double, forming a compressed tube. The term reed also describes one of the thin pieces of metal, the vibration of which produce the tones of a...
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Reed

Tall grasses that grow in shallow water.
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Reed

Lengths: 9.5 feet (approx). 6 Hebrew cubits, possibly a measurement tool rather than a unit.
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reed

[n] - tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites 2. [n] - United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917 3. [n] - American physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902) 4. [n] - mechanical device co...
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Reed

A plant of the grass family that has adapted to living in water. The most well known is the Norfolk reed. Uses Thatching roof covering with a long life (60+ yrs) Woven mats, screens
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Reed

Reed (rēd) adjective Red. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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Reed

Reed v. & noun Same as Rede . [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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Reed

Reed noun The fourth stomach of a ruminant; rennet. [ Prov. Eng. or Scot.]
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Reed

Reed noun [ Anglo-Saxon hreód ; akin to Dutch riet , German riet , ried , Old High German kriot , riot .] 1. (Botany) A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the variou...
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reed

The fourth stomach of a ruminant; rennet. ... 1. <botany> A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the various kinds of bamboo, and especially the common reed of Europe and North America (Phragmites communis). ... 2. A musical instrument made of the hollow joint of some...
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Reed

Walter Reed noun United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
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reed

noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
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reed

noun a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it; `the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece`
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Reed

noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
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Reed

• (n.) One of the thin pieces of metal, the vibration of which produce the tones of a melodeon, accordeon, harmonium, or seraphine; also attached to certain sets or registers of pipes in an organ. • (n.) A small piece of cane or wood attached to the mouthpiece of certain instruments, and set in vibration by the breath. In the clarinet it ...
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reed

(from the article `wind instrument`) Sound is generated by different methods in the aerophones designated as flutes and reeds in the Sachs-Hornbostel system. In flutes, the airstream is ... ...in the wave. Examples of this are the flute, the recorder, and the violin. On the other hand, the clarinet functions acoustically as a closed ......
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reed

(from the article `textile`) Beating in is generally effected by means of a grating of uniformly spaced fine parallel wires, originally made of natural reeds and thus called a ...
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reed

in botany, any of several species of large aquatic grasses, especially the four species constituting the genus Phragmites of the grass family ... [1 related articles]
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Reed

Reed is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `red-haired` Where is it used? The name Reed is mainly used In English and In Scottish.How do they say it elsewhere? Reid ( In English and In Scottish) Read ( In English and In Scottish) Reed appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 451.. 1995 was a `top year` for the name Reed. (Base...
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Reed

[weaving] A reed is part of a loom, and resembles a comb. It is used to push the weft yarn securely into place as it is woven, it also separates the warp threads and holds them in their positions, keeping them untangled, and guides the shuttle as it moves across the loom. It consists of a frame with lots of vertical slits. The reed is secur...
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Reed

[Company] = June 20 = ==Homework Question== heat flows between 2 objects that are close to eachother if the objects have different what? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.66.198.72 (talk) 00:16, 20 June 2008 (UTC) Temperature. One object has to be hotter than the other, and it will then transfer it`s heat to the cooler object. This ...
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Reed

[name] Reed and `Raad` may be either a surname or given name. ==Reed as a surname== `Reed` is commonly believed to be a nickname-derived surname referring to a person`s complexion or hair being ruddy or red. At least one example of the Reed surname, that originating in the County of Northumberland in northern England, is derived from a loca...
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Reed

A comb with both sides closed which fits into the beater. It spaces the warp threads evenly and beats the weft into place. For more information on reeds.
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reed

reed, name used for several plants of the family Graminae (grass family). The common American reed, also called reedgrass and canegrass, is a tall perennial grass (Phragmites australis), widely distributed in fresh or brackish wet places. It has stout, creeping rootstalks and a large plumelike panic...
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