tuba

A bronze horn ca. 4 feet long built in sections with a slightly conical shape along its entire length and could be fitted with a detachable horn mouthpiece. It was used to sound the charge or retreat, however when not preceeded by the sounding of the cornu, it was sounded mainly to signify more routine duties, such as the watches for guards and sma…...

Tuba

The tuba is the largest and lowest-pitched brass instrument. Sound is produced by vibrating or `buzzing` the lips into a large cupped mouthpiece. It first appeared in the mid 19th-century, making it one of the newest instruments in the modern orchestra and concert band. The tuba largely replaced the ophicleide. Tuba is Latin for Pipe. The horn r.....
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Tuba

• (n.) An ancient trumpet. • (n.) A sax-tuba. See Sax-tuba.
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Tuba

(from the article `Yenisey River`) The largest tributaries of the upper and middle Yenisey are the Khemchik and Abakan rivers from the left and the Tuba River from the right. Fed ...
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Tuba

(Latin) a trumpet sounded during war battles by the Romans
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Tuba

(Philippine) The fermented juice of the coconut palm flower
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tuba

(too´bә) Latin word meaning tube; a term used in anatomy.
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Tuba

[given name] Tuba or Tuğba (also transliterated as Toba, Tooba, or Touba; طُوبَىٰ, Ṭūbā, lit. `blessedness`) is a female given name of Arabic origin common in Turkey. It derives from the ṭūbā tree that Muslims believe grows in heaven. The name is a modern Arabic borrowing into Turkish and has become a common female name in T...
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Tuba

a powerful large-scale reed of the trumpet-family usually 8′ in the manuals and 16′ (sometimes 32′) in the pedals; The tuba-voice is named after the ancient Roman trumpets though not imitating their sound. Generally on high wind-pressure and usually the loudest voice (decibel level) in the organ, whereas the various 32′ stops are the most p...
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Tuba

Bass-range brass instrument that changes pitch by means of valves
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tuba

deep-pitched brass wind instrument with valves and wide conical bore. The word tuba originally was the name of a straight-built Roman trumpet and was ... [4 related articles]
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tuba

Member of a family of large brass instruments with a conical bore, deep cup-shaped mouthpiece, widely flaring bell, and three to six valves, producing a deep, mellow tone. Tubas were introduced around 1830 as the bass members of the orchestra brass section and the brass band. Despite their size a...
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tuba

Synonym: tube. ... Origin: L. A straight trumpet ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Tuba

The fermented juice of the coconut palm flower
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Tuba

The tuba is a valved brass musical instrument with a conical tube and low pitch. It was originally derived from the saxhorn and is used in the symphony orchestra as well as the military band.
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Tuba

Trumpet.
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tuba

tuba (tOO'bu) [Lat.,=trumpet], valved brass wind musical instrument of wide conical bore. The term tuba is applied rather loosely to any low-pitched brass instrument other than the trombone; such instruments vary in size, and are known by various names. The contrabass tuba, which is most common,...
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Tuba

Tuba is Latin for tube
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tuba

Type: Term Pronunciation: tū′bă, too′bē Synonyms: tube
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