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aerophone

(ˈɛərəˌfəʊn)
n
any musical instrument in which sound is produced by air vibrations
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aerophone

a type of ear trumpet used by the deaf.
See also: Deafness
an instrument for detecting the approach of aircraft by intensifying the sound waves it creates in the air.
See also: Aviation
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Even, it transpires, in places you would least expect: in China, the sheng (basically a free reed aerophone) has been known since the 2nd millennium BCE; in Africa, the instrument first arrived with 19th century European sailors, merchants and settlers, and was carried inland by migrant workers.
The new alphabetic sign lacks a sure aerophone. It is tempting to suggest that the aerophone was Semitic *sippar 'bird' or one of its many variants and that /[??]/ had merged with /s'/ in the language of the Sinaitic inscriptions.
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A whistle is a simple aerophone, an instrument which produces sound from a stream of forced air.
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Morn runs the orphanage with an iron fist, inducing feelings of guilt by threatening suicide, and calling to her children at any moment using a telephone-like device known as an Aerophone, powered not by electricity but human emotion.
Gondang sabangunan consists of taganing (five single-headed, conical, tuned braced drums--individually named tingting, paidua ni tingting, painonga, paidua odap and odap-odap--hung from a wooden beam and struck with a pair of wooden sticks), two bass drums (gordang [single-headed drum] and odap [double-headed-drum]), four suspended gongs (oloan, ihutan, panggora and doal), a sarune (double-reed aerophone) and a hesek (a metal or glass idiophone beaten with a wooden stick or metal rod).
(2.) This small didjeridu is similar to a wooden trumpet called ulbura reported by Strehlow (1947:78-79) for the Aranda of Central Australia, an aerophone referred to as kurnatja by R.