woodwind Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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woodwindnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈwʊdˌwɪnd/
a ​type of ​musicalinstrument that is ​played by ​blowing over a reed : [U] The ​recording has some ​nice woodwind ​parts. [C] She uses ​keyboards and woodwinds.
(Definition of woodwind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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woodwindadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈwʊd.wɪnd/
belonging or ​relating to a ​group of pipe-shaped ​musicalinstruments that are ​played by ​blowing through one end or ​across a ​hole near one end: The ​clarinet, ​flute, ​saxophone, and ​bassoon are all woodwind instruments.


uk   us   /ˈwʊd.wɪnd/
the woodwind [S, + pl verb] UK (US the woodwinds [plural]) the ​group of woodwind ​instruments and ​theirplayers in an orchestra: The woodwind were ​haunting in the ​slowmovement.
(Definition of woodwind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “woodwind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 木管乐器的…
in Turkish ağaçtan yapılma bir grup müzik aleti…
in Russian деревянные духовые инструменты…
in Chinese (Traditional) 木管樂器的…
in Polish drewniane instrumenty dęte…
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