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Definition of AEolian

AEolian
AEolian [AE]*o"li*an, a. [L. Aeolius, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to [AE]olia or [AE]olis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; [ae]olic; as, the [AE]olian dialect. 2. Pertaining to [AE]olus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or produced by, the wind; a["e]rial. Viewless forms the [ae]olian organ play. --Campbell. [AE]olian attachment, a contrivance often attached to a pianoforte, which prolongs the vibrations, increases the volume of sound, etc., by forcing a stream of air upon the strings. --Moore. [AE]olian harp, [AE]olian lyre, a musical instrument consisting of a box, on or in which are stretched strings, on which the wind acts to produce the notes; -- usually placed at an open window. --Moore. [AE]olian mode (Mus.), one of the ancient Greek and early ecclesiastical modes.

Meaning of AEolian from wikipedia

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- The Aeolians (/iːˈoʊliənz/; Gr****: Αἰολεῖς) were one of the four major tribes in which Gr****s divided themselves in the ancient period (along with the...
- The Aeolian Islands (/iːˈoʊliən/ ee-OH-lee-ən; Italian: Isole Eolie [ˈiːzole eˈɔːlje]; Sicilian: Ìsuli Eoli; Gr****: Αιολίδες Νήσοι, romanized: Aiolídes...
- The Aeolian mode is a musical mode or, in modern usage, a diatonic scale also called the natural minor scale. On the white piano keys, it is the scale...
- Aeolian processes, also spelled eolian or æolian, pertain to wind activity in the study of geology and weather and specifically to the wind's ability to...
- An Aeolian harp (also wind harp) is a musical instrument that is pla**** by the wind. Named for Aeolus, the ancient Gr**** god of the wind, the traditional...
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- The Aeolian dominant scale (also known as the Hindu scale, the Mixolydian ♭6 [or ♭13], Aeolian major, and melodic major) is the fifth mode of the melodic...
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- are damaged or destro****. Winds can shape landforms, via a variety of aeolian processes such as the formation of fertile soils, such as loess, and by...
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