Associations to the word «Trombone»

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TROMBONE, noun. A musical instrument in the brass family, having a cylindrical bore, and usually a sliding tube (but sometimes piston valves, and rarely both). Most often refers to the tenor trombone, which is the most common type of trombone and has a fundamental tone of B♭ˌ (contra B♭).
TROMBONE, noun. The common European bittern.

Dictionary definition

TROMBONE, noun. A brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a U-shaped slide.

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