Definition of Whistle. Meaning of Whistle. Synonyms of Whistle
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Definition of Whistle
WhistleWhistle Whis"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whistled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Whistling.] [AS. hwistlian; akin to Sw. hvissla, Dan.
hvisle, Icel. hv[=i]sla to whisper, and E. whisper. [root]43.
1. To make a kind of musical sound, or series of sounds, by
forcing the breath through a small orifice formed by
contracting the lips; also, to emit a similar sound, or
series of notes, from the mouth or beak, as birds.
The weary plowman leaves the task of day, And,
trudging homeward, whistles on the way. --Gay.
2. To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument,
somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp,
3. To sound shrill, or like a pipe; to make a sharp, shrill
sound; as, a bullet whistles through the air.
The wild winds whistle, and the billows roar.
Meaning of Whistle from wikipedia
- or other
vary in size from a small slide whistle
or nose flute
type to a large
have been around
- The tin whistle
, also called
the penny whistle
flageolet, Scottish penny whistle
, tin flageolet, Irish whistle
Hornpipe, feadóg stáin...
- A dog whistle
as silent whistle
or Galton's whistle
) is a type of whistle
that emits sound
in the ultrasonic
range, which people cannot
- steam whistle
is a device
used to produce sound
with the aid of live steam, which
acts as a vibrating system
(compare to train
horn). The whistle
- A train whistle
or air whistle
to as a steam
trumpet) is an audible signaling device
on a steam locomotive
used to warn that the train...
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- A slide whistle
as a swanee
or swannee whistle
, lotos flute piston
flute, or jazz flute) is a wind instrument consisting
of a fipple...
- Whistling without
the use of an artificial whistle
a small opening
with one's lips and then blowing
- The whistle register
the flute register
tone) is the highest register
of the human
voice, lying above
the modal register
may also refer
to: A tin whistle
or pennywhistle Whistling Whistle
register, in singing, the highest register
of the human voice Whistle
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