trombone

EnglishEdit

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A tenor trombone

EtymologyEdit

From Italian trombone, from tromba + augmentative suffix -one.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌtrɒmˈbəʊn/, /trəmˈbəʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌtrɑmˈboʊn/, /trəmˈboʊn/

NounEdit

trombone (plural trombones)

  1. 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♭).
    Jim plays the trombone very well.
    This trombone is very expensive.
  2. The common European bittern.

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DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trombone c (plural trombones)

  1. trombone

FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

trombone m (plural trombones)

  1. trombone
  2. paper clip

VerbEdit

trombone

  1. first person singular of tromboner

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

trombone m (plural tromboni)

  1. trombone

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

trombone m (definite singular trombonen, indefinite plural tromboner, definite plural trombonene)

  1. a trombone

SynonymsEdit

  • trekkbasun

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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NounEdit

trombone m (definite singular trombonen, indefinite plural trombonar, definite plural trombonane)

  1. a trombone

SynonymsEdit

  • trekkbasun



PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

trombone m (plural trombones)

  1. trombone (a musical instrument in the brass family)
Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 04:35