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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a u-shaped slide.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was my idea to make my voice work in the same way as a trombone or violin - not sounding like them, but 'playing' the voice like those instruments.
  • They are really members of one family, as the name trombone -- big trumpet -- implies, and blend well together.
  • He developed a condition that's being called trombone player's lung.
  • The trombone is a very portable instrument, but remember, there’s always room for cello. for more
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