a letter or character having more than one phonetic value, such as English c, pronounced (k) before a, o, or u or (s) before e or i
generic term for any musical instrument that produces sound in plasma or ionized gas
alternative name for a 'doulophone', referring to the fact that it is largely made from copper
A device which allows for the transmission of both articulated sounds and normal human conversations on a beam of light.
a brass instrument that is typically used in marching bands or drum and bugle corps.
a modern experimental instrument, using an alto sax mouthpiece, with copper tubing and a coffee can (the name is a reference to Folger's, a common brand of canned coffee)
a brass instrument invented by François Sudre (1844-1912) in Paris, its shape resembling that of an ophicleide.
a microphone designed to be used underwater
A small synthesizer operated using a stylus
any musical instrument which creates sound primarily by way of the instrument's vibrating
a specialist musical instrument used to produce the sound of wind.
a musical instrument that generates sound informatically
a musical instrument that produces sound from glass
a musical instrument in which notes are sounded by explosions
any musical instrument consisting of tuned metal bars which are struck to make sound, usually with a mallet.
Any of two or more alternative pronunciations for a phoneme.
A percussion instrument with a double row of tuned metal bars giving a vibrato effect.
a musical instrument made of wooden slats graduated so as to make the sounds of the scale when struck with a small drumstick-like hammer
Instrument or not? (Y/N)
any of a class or organic compounds that have a sulphonyl functional group attached to two carbon atoms
a lip reed or brass instrument (invariably pitched in C), distinct in tone from the rest of the brass family and characterized by its cylindrical, wide-bore resonator (typically constructed from drainpipe).
A kind of organ with a computer-style keyboard
a device which converts ground movement (displacement) into voltage
an experimental musical instrument which consists of a thin wooden blade fixed in a wooden block (often attached to a tripod), which holds one or more contact microphones.
a model of telephone designed in the 1960s in the UK, whose name is an acronym standing for Tone Ring Illuminator Model
A valved brass instrument with the same length as a tuba, but shaped differently so that the bell is above the head
a musical instrument invented by Wilhelm Heckel and his sons. Similar to the oboe but pitched an octave lower.
Any of a family of wind instruments intended to replace the oboe and bassoon in bands
a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning
an acoustic device made from expanded polystyrene foam that is forced to vibrate by a variety of means, such friction against a wooden stick.
a tonal acoustic musical instrument played by direct physical contact with water (sometimes other fluids).
a musical instrument, in which open-ended glass tubes are arranged in various sizes. The sound is made by rubbing one end or by striking them with a special mallet.
a xylophone-like, 31-tone instrument invented by Dean Drummond in 1978