Definition of ventil in English:

ventil

Line breaks: ven¦til
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛntɪl/

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noun

Music
  • 1A valve in a wind instrument.
  • 2A shutter for regulating the airflow in an organ.

Origin

late 19th century: from German, from Italian ventile, from medieval Latin ventile 'sluice', from Latin ventus 'wind'.

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