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English → English (WordNet) Definition: aeolian harp aeolian harp n : a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them [syn: aeolian lyre, wind harp]
English → English (gcide) Definition: AEolian harp Harp \Harp\ (h[aum]rp), n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D. harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.] 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre. [1913 Webster] 3. A grain sieve. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] [AE]olian harp. See under [AE]olian. [1913 Webster] Harp seal (Zo["o]l.), an arctic seal (Phoca Gr[oe]nlandica ). The adult males have a light-colored body, with a harp-shaped mark of black on each side, and the face and throat black. Called also saddler, and saddleback. The immature ones are called bluesides; their fur is white, and they are killed and skinned to harvest the fur. Harp shell (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful marine gastropod shell of the genus Harpa, of several species, found in tropical seas. See Harpa. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to [AE]olus, the mythic god of the winds; a["e]rial. [1913 Webster] Viewless forms the [ae]olian organ play. --Campbell. [1913 Webster] 3. relating to or caused by wind. [WordNet 1.5] [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. [1913 Webster]


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