Definición de fipple en inglés:


Saltos de línea: fip¦ple
Pronunciación: /ˈfɪp(ə)l


  • The mouthpiece of a recorder or similar wind instrument which is blown endwise, in which a thin channel cut through a block directs a stream of air against a sharp edge. The term has been applied to various parts of this, including the block and the channel.
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    • The fipple block is formed from a solid mass of material having a substantially cylindrical exterior surface and configuration.
    • A flute employing a fipple type mouthpiece assembly permits the flute to be more easily mastered.
    • The fipple is made from a piece of 5/16th hardwood dowel about one and a half inches long.


early 17th century: perhaps related to Icelandic flipi 'horse's lip'.

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