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  1. organ stop(noun)

    a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality

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  1. organ stop(Noun)

    any of many knobs near the keyboard of an organ used to select different sounds or timbres

  2. organ stop(Noun)

    the timbre so produced

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  1. Organ stop

    An organ stop is a component of a pipe organ that admits pressurized air to a set of organ pipes. Its name comes from the fact that stops can be used selectively by the organist; some can be "on", while others can be "off". The term can also refer to the control that operates this mechanism, commonly called a stop tab, stop knob, or drawknob. The term is also sometimes used as a synonym for register, referring to rank of pipes controlled by a single stop. Registration is the art of combining stops.


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