Definition of Hammond organ in English:

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Hammond organ

Pronunciation: /ˌhamənd ˈôrɡən/

noun

trademark
A type of electronic organ.
Example sentences
  • Instead, there was a Hammond organ, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes and Barbieri's collection of analog synths, which includes a Prophet 5 and a Roland System 700.
  • They take centre stage among a small eclectic ensemble of instruments, including two Hammond organs, electrically amplified violin and vibraphones.
  • Acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica, Hammond organ all flow in and out of the mix, the melodies are slow burning, the musicianship expert.

Origin

1930s: named after Laurens Hammond (1895–1973), American mechanical engineer.

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Syllabification: Ham·mond or·gan

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