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hɑrˈmoʊ ni əmhar·mo·ni·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmonium, organ, reed organnoun

    a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows


  1. harmoniumnoun

    A small keyboard instrument consisting of a series of reed pipes which sound when air is allowed to pass through them by means of a valve that opens when a key is depressed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmoniumnoun

    a musical instrument, resembling a small organ and especially designed for church music, in which the tones are produced by forcing air by means of a bellows so as to cause the vibration of free metallic reeds. It is now made with one or two keyboards, and has pedals and stops

    Etymology: [NL. See Harmony. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harmonium

    har-mō′ni-um, n. a reed-organ, esp. one in which the air is compressed in the bellows and driven thence through the reeds.—ns. Harmon′ica, the musical glasses—an instrument invented by Franklin, the sounds of which were produced from bell-shaped glasses placed on a framework that revolved on its centre, while the rims were touched by the moistened finger: a musical instrument consisting of a series of glass or metal plates played by striking with a small mallet: a mouth-organ or harmonicon; Harmon′icon, a mouth-organ: an acoustic apparatus by which a musical note is evolved when a long dry tube, open at both ends, is held over a jet of burning hydrogen; Harmon′iphone, a musical instrument played with a keyboard, in which the sounds are produced by reeds set in a tube, and vibrating under pressure from the breath; Harmō′niumist, one who plays the harmonium; Harmon′ograph, an instrument for tracing curves representing sonorous vibrations; Harmonom′eter, one for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Harmonium

    From the sustained harmonies produced on this wind instrument by means of the keys and finger-board.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmonium in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmonium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    equally skillful with each hand
    • A. foreordained
    • B. ambidextrous
    • C. unsealed
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