Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: reed

1. reed (om plante) tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

Mindre specifikke termergraminaceous plant, gramineous plant

Mere specifikke termerArundo conspicua, Arundo donax, carrizo, Chionochloa conspicua, common reed, ditch reed, giant reed, Phragmites communis, toetoe, toitoi

2. Reed (om person) United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)John Reed

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termercommie, communist, journalist

3. Reed (om person) United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Walter Reed

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termeroperating surgeon, sawbones, surgeon

4. reed (om genstand) a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)vibrating reed

Mindre specifikke termervibrator

Mere specifikke termerdouble reed

5. reed (om genstand) a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beating-reed instrument, reed instrument

Mindre specifikke termerwood, woodwind, woodwind instrument

Mere specifikke termerdouble reed, double-reed instrument, free-reed, single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind

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