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organ British & World English

A part of an organism which is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function

end organ British & World English

A specialized, encapsulated ending of a peripheral sensory nerve, which acts as a receptor for a stimulus

choir organ British & World English

A separate division of many large organs, played using a third manual (keyboard), and typically having distinctively toned stops

great organ British & World English

The chief keyboard in a large organ and its related pipes and mechanism

organ loft British & World English

A gallery in a church or concert hall for an organ

organ stop British & World English

A set of pipes of a similar tone in an organ

mouth organ British & World English

another term for harmonica.

piano organ British & World English

A mechanical piano constructed like a barrel organ

sense organ British & World English

An organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system

reed organ British & World English

A keyboard instrument similar to a harmonium, in which air is drawn upwards past metal reeds

steam organ British & World English

A fairground pipe organ that is driven by a steam engine and played by means of a keyboard or a system of punched cards

swell organ British & World English

A section of a large organ consisting of pipes enclosed in a swell box, usually played with an upper keyboard

house organ British & World English

A periodical published by a company to be read by its employees and other interested parties and dealing mainly with its own activities

barrel organ British & World English

A small pipe organ played by turning a handle, which rotates a cylinder studded with pegs that open the valves to produce a preset tune, formerly much used by street musicians

chamber organ British & World English

A movable pipe organ for playing in a small concert hall, chapel, or private house

cinema organ British & World English

A type of organ specially adapted for use in cinemas, typically having extra percussion stops and other effects

Hammond organ British & World English

A type of electronic organ

organ-blower British & World English

A person or mechanism working the bellows of an organ

organ grinder British & World English

A street musician who plays a barrel organ

organ screen British & World English

An ornamental screen above which the organ is placed in some cathedrals and large churches, typically between the choir and the nave

tendon organ British & World English

A sensory receptor within a tendon that responds to tension and relays impulses to the central nervous system

target organ British & World English

A specific organ on which a hormone, drug, or other substance acts

American organ British & World English

A type of reed organ resembling the harmonium but in which air is sucked (not blown) through reeds

electric organ British & World English

An organ (keyboard) in which the sound is produced electrically rather than by pipes

organ-pipe coral British & World English

A tropical coral which forms narrow parallel calcareous tubes linked by transverse plates

portative organ British & World English

A small portable pipe organ

positive organ British & World English

A large but movable pipe organ

organ of Corti British & World English

A structure in the cochlea of the inner ear which produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations

Jacobson's organ British & World English

A scent organ consisting of a pair of sacs or tubes typically in the roof of the mouth. Such organs are present in many vertebrates, notably snakes and lizards

intromittent organ British & World English

The male copulatory organ of an animal

organ pipe cactus British & World English

A large cactus native to the south-western US, having columnar stems or branches and typically flowering at night

pipe organ in organ British & World English

A large musical instrument having rows of pipes supplied with air from bellows (now usually electrically powered), and played using a keyboard or by an automatic mechanism. The pipes are generally arranged in ranks of a particular type, each controlled by a stop, and often into larger sets linked to separate keyboards

scent gland British & World English

An animal gland that secretes an odorous pheromone or defensive substance, especially one under the tail of a carnivorous mammal such as a civet or skunk

organ English Thesaurus

the internal organs

organ English-Spanish

órgano m

organ bank English-Spanish

banco m de órganos

mouth organ English-Spanish

armónica f

barrel organ English-Spanish

organillo m

organ grinder English-Spanish

organillero,

(male) organ in organ English-Spanish

miembro m viril frml or euf, órgano meufemismo/euphemism

sense organ in sense English-Spanish

órgano m sensorial


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