Definition of organ stop in English:

organ stop

Syllabification: or·gan stop

noun

  • 1A set of pipes of a similar tone in an organ.
    More example sentences
    • He'd started piano lessons at six and had not touched an organ before he was nine, but at seven or eight he began to stick bits of paper above the piano keys - imagining they were organ stops.
    • Fritz had cunningly stuck on a '4ft Flute’ organ stop and I remember thinking what a brilliant idea that was.
  • 1.1The handle of the mechanism that brings an organ stop into action.
    More example sentences
    • The air vents are heavy chrome, with traditional Bentley push-pull organ stops to operate them.

More definitions of organ stop

Definition of organ stop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw