Associations to the word «Harp»

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HARP, noun. (musical instrument) A musical instrument consisting of a body and a curved neck, strung with strings of varying length that are stroked or plucked with the fingers and are vertical to the soundboard when viewed from the end of the body
HARP, noun. Any instrument of the same musicological type.
HARP, noun. (colloquial) A harmonica.
HARP, noun. (Scotland) A grain sieve.
HARP, verb. (usually with on) To repeatedly mention a subject.
HARP, verb. (transitive) To play on (a harp or similar instrument)
HARP, verb. (transitive) To play (a tune) on the harp.
HARP, verb. (transitive) To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.
HARP, proper noun. An occupational surname​ for a player of the harp.
HARP CLOSURE, noun. Harp shackle
HARP CLOSURES, noun. Plural of harp closure
HARP GUITAR, noun. (musical instrument) Any of several designs of guitars with at least one unstopped string that can be plucked, like that of a harp.
HARP GUITARIST, noun. Someone who plays a harp guitar.
HARP GUITARISTS, noun. Plural of harp guitarist
HARP GUITARS, noun. Plural of harp guitar
HARP OF DAVID, noun. (chiefly poetic) Synonym of begena.
HARP ON ONE STRING, verb. (informal) (idiomatic) To dwell on a single subject with disagreeable or wearisome persistence.
HARP SEAL, noun. A species (Phoca groenlandica) of true seal (or earless seal) found in the northernmost Atlantic Ocean and adjacent parts of the Arctic Ocean.
HARP SEALS, noun. Plural of harp seal
HARP SHACKLE, noun. A shackle shaped so that the opening is smaller than the circumference of the loop.
HARP SHACKLES, noun. Plural of harp shackle
HARP SHELL, noun. An attractive marine gastropod shell of the genus Harpa, found in tropical seas.
HARP SHELLS, noun. Plural of harp shell

Dictionary definition

HARP, noun. A chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers.
HARP, noun. A pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade.
HARP, noun. A small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole.
HARP, verb. Come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things".
HARP, verb. Play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully".

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