Definition of 'woodwind'
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Brass and woodwind shriek from the outset. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rattle flooded the stage with extra strings, brass and woodwind. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Most woodwind instruments have a single or double reed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The transparency of sound from gut strings means the woodwind and brass soloists emerge as if naturally from the orchestral texture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is great depth in the Boston strings and brilliant woodwind soloists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet there was tremendous power and clarity here, as well as stunning individual woodwind and brass playing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, woodwind and brass alone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The woodwind playing, too, has luminous beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The brass attack was properly fierce and the winds sounded alert and characterful, especially in those bleak woodwind solos that hint at decades of despair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is his finest: all gliding woodwind and enormous brass, depending on how nasty the person on screen is. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the vast first movement, the growling, guttural strings were outgunned by the skin and bones of brass and woodwind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had been getting into orchestration which interested me because I had already been thinking that these new songs could sound nice with strings and woodwind. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'woodwind'
British English: woodwind /ˈwʊdˌwɪnd/ ADJECTIVE
Woodwind instruments are musical instruments such as flutes, clarinets, and recorders that you play by blowing into them.
- American English: woodwind
- Arabic: آلَةٌ نَفْخٌ مُوسِيقِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: instrumento de sopro de madeira
- Chinese: 木管乐器
- Croatian: drveni duhaći instrumenti
- Czech: dechový nástroj
- Danish: træblæser
- Dutch: hout houten blaasinstrument
- European Spanish: instrumento de viento de madera
- Finnish: puupuhallin
- French: bois instrument
- German: Holzblasinstrument
- Greek: ξύλινο πνευστό όργανο
- Italian: strumenti a fiato
- Japanese: 木管楽器
- Korean: 목관 악기
- Norwegian: treblåserinstrument
- Polish: instrumenty dęte drewniane
- European Portuguese: instrumento de sopro de madeira
- Romanian: de suflat
- Russian: деревянный духовой инструмент
- Spanish: instrumento de viento de madera
- Swedish: träblåsinstrument
- Thai: เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่า
- Turkish: ağaç üflemeli çalgı
- Ukrainian: дерев'яні духові інструменти
- Vietnamese: bộ gỗ
Definition of woodwind from the Collins English Dictionary
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