Definition of 'violin'
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In her regime there was no life outside school except violin and piano practice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He plays the violin and the drums, and took up the piano while serving in the cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I would say that more than 50 % of people in that area play the violin. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She also, as it happens, wrote a violin concerto at the age of nine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But I do spend six hours a day practising violin, piano and composing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But his romantically minded violin concertos are little known. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The skill is comparable to playing the violin. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)And those who know a thing or two about the violin know to be there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then he closed by holding his violin and bow with bowed head. Christianity Today (2000)And you will almost certainly dine to the sound of lively violin music. The Sun (2008)Some of the solo violin playing needed more fizz and flair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She played the violin and took ballet lessons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are a couple of mercurial piano and violin solos but the minimalist harmonies keep calm and carry on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No singer quite matches the exceptional beauty and clarity of tone from the violin and cello and the denouement is hasty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But its solo repertoire is meagre, compared with the violin or piano. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I got to the final grades in violin and piano. The Sun (2011)He had its head tucked under his chin, and he was sawing at its back with the violin bow. CHARMED LIFE (1977)I have a piano lesson once a week and try to do two hours' violin practice a day. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The five also play instruments ranging from guitar (and not just the air variety) to violin and cello. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also wrote five symphonies, a body of chamber music and three concertos, the two for violin recorded here and one for cello. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It might be seen as an exaggeration to say the violin bows are close enough to make you flinch, but it's not far wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a no-brainer for head teachers if it comes down to a choice between focusing on literacy and numeracy or teaching the cello and violin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The other three students were musicians, and I remember being woken up on my first morning by the sound of violin and trumpet scales. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'violin'
British English: violin /ˌvaɪəˈlɪn/ NOUN
A violin is a musical instrument with four strings stretched over a shaped hollow box. You hold a violin under your chin and play it with a bow.
My sister plays the violin.
- American English: violin
- Arabic: كَمَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: violino
- Chinese: 小提琴
- Croatian: violina
- Czech: housle
- Danish: violin
- Dutch: viool
- European Spanish: violín
- Finnish: viulu
- French: violon
- German: Geige
- Greek: βιολί
- Italian: violino
- Japanese: バイオリン
- Korean: 바이올린
- Norwegian: fiolin
- Polish: skrzypce
- European Portuguese: violino
- Romanian: vioară
- Russian: скрипка
- Spanish: violín
- Swedish: fiol
- Thai: เครื่องดนตรีประเภทสีชนิดหนึ่ง
- Turkish: keman
- Ukrainian: скрипка
- Vietnamese: đàn Violin
Definition of violin from the Collins English Dictionary
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