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  1. double-reed instrument, double reed(noun)

    a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together

  2. double reed(noun)

    a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce the sound in some woodwinds


  1. double reed(Noun)

    A pair of reeds, in any of several wind instruments, that are joined together and vibrate together


  1. double reed

    A double reed is a type of reed used to produce sound in various wind instruments. The term double reed comes from the fact that there are two pieces of cane vibrating against each other. A single reed consists of one piece of cane which vibrates against a mouthpiece made of metal, hardened rubber, resin, or some other material. The term double reeds can also refer collectively to the class of instruments which use double reeds.

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