concertina Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “concertina” in the English Dictionary

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concertinanoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈtiː.nə/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚ-/
a ​musicalinstrument with a ​foldingmiddlepart that is ​played by ​pushing both ​ends together with the ​hands and ​pressingbuttons

concertinaverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈtiː.nə/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚ-/ UK
to ​fold, ​crush, or ​push together: In the ​accident, several ​cars concertinaed into each other.figurative Could we concertina the three ​meetings into one ​morning?
(Definition of concertina from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “concertina”
in Spanish concertina…
in Vietnamese đàn côngxéctina…
in Malaysian kosertina…
in Thai หีบเพลงชัก…
in French concertina…
in German die Ziehharmonika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 六角手风琴…
in Indonesian konsertina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 六角手風琴…
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