Definitions for Reedrid
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the straight stalk of any of various tall grasses, esp. of the genus Phragmites, growing in marshy places.
any of the plants themselves.
such stalks or plants collectively, esp. as material for thatching.
anything made from such a stalk, as an arrow.
a small, flexible piece of cane or metal that, attached to the mouth of any of various wind instruments, is set into vibration by a stream of air and, in turn, sets into vibration the air column enclosed in the tube of the instrument.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: reed instrument.
the comblike device in a loom that separates the warp threads during weaving and is used to beat the filling yarns.
a small convex molding, usu. one of a series set in parallel rows as decoration.
an ancient unit of length, equal to 6 cubits. Ezek. 40:5.
Category: Weights and Measures, Architecture, Bible
(v.t.)to decorate with reed.
to thatch with or as if with reed.
to make vertical grooves on (the edge of a coin, medal, etc.).
Origin of reed:
bef. 900; ME; OE hrēod; c. OFris hriad, OS hriod, OHG (h)riot
John, 1887–1920, U.S. journalist and poet.
Walter C., 1851–1902, U.S. army surgeon.
tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
Reed, John Reed(noun)
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)
Reed, Walter Reed(noun)
United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
reed, vibrating reed(noun)
a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it
"the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed(noun)
a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a tall thin plant that grows in or near shallow water
birds hunting in the reeds
Any of various types of tall stiff perennial grass-like plants growing together in groups near water.
The hollow stem of these plants.
Part of the mouthpiece of certain woodwind instruments, comprising of a thin piece of wood or metal which shakes very quickly to produce sound when a musician blows over it.
A musical instrument such as the clarinet or oboe, which produces sound when a musician blows on the reed.
, a spelling variant of Reid.
transferred from the surname.
same as Rede
the fourth stomach of a ruminant; rennet
a name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the various kinds of bamboo, and especially the common reed of Europe and North America (Phragmites communis)
a musical instrument made of the hollow joint of some plant; a rustic or pastoral pipe
an arrow, as made of a reed
straw prepared for thatching a roof
a small piece of cane or wood attached to the mouthpiece of certain instruments, and set in vibration by the breath. In the clarinet it is a single fiat reed; in the oboe and bassoon it is double, forming a compressed tube
one of the thin pieces of metal, the vibration of which produce the tones of a melodeon, accordeon, harmonium, or seraphine; also attached to certain sets or registers of pipes in an organ
a frame having parallel flat stripe of metal or reed, between which the warp threads pass, set in the swinging lathe or batten of a loom for beating up the weft; a sley. See Batten
a tube containing the train of powder for igniting the charge in blasting
same as Reeding
A reed is a thin strip of material which vibrates to produce a sound on a musical instrument. The reeds of most woodwind instruments are made from Arundo donax or synthetic material; tuned reeds are made of metal or synthetics.
Translations for Reed
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a kind of tall, stiff grass growing on wet or marshy ground
reeds along a river-bank.
- juncoPortuguese (BR)
- das SchilfGerman
- rør; rørgræsDanish
- junco, cañaSpanish
- kõrs, (pilli)roogEstonian
- گیاه نیFarsi
- סוּף, קְנֵי סוּףHebrew
- नरकट, सरकण्डा, नरकुलHindi
- canna, cannucciaItalian
- niedre; meldriLatvian
- sejenis rumputMalay
- siv, (tak)rørNorwegian
- گیاه نیPersian
- دروى (نى) شپيلى، ژبى، (دساز اّله) نل، بوټىPashto
- 蘆葦Chinese (Trad.)
- دلدلی پودے کی شاخUrdu
- cây sậyVietnamese
- 芦苇Chinese (Simp.)
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