Definition of windchest in English:

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Pronunciation: /wɪndtʃɛst/


A chest or box in an organ which receives wind from the bellows and admits it to the pipes or reeds.
Example sentences
  • The player supports the windchest with both hands, and pushes keys which are connected to each tube.
  • The only major alteration was with the windchests, where the bottom boards were replaced with plywood.
  • A consummate craftsman, his experience was largely in casework, windchests and wood pipe construction.

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