trombone

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English[edit]

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A tenor trombone

Etymology[edit]

From Italian trombone, from tromba + augmentative suffix -one.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌtrɒmˈbəʊn/, /trəmˈbəʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌtrɑmˈboʊn/, /trəmˈboʊn/

Noun[edit]

trombone (plural trombones)

  1. A musical instrument in the brass family, having a cylindrical bore, and usually a sliding tube (but sometimes piston valves, and rarely both). Most often refers to the tenor trombone, which is the most common type of trombone and has a fundamental tone of B♭ˌ (contra B♭).
    Jim plays the trombone very well.
    This trombone is very expensive.
  2. The common European bittern.

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trombone c (plural trombones)

  1. trombone

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trombone m (plural trombones)

  1. trombone
  2. paper clip

Verb[edit]

trombone

  1. first-person singular of tromboner

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

trombone m (plural tromboni)

  1. trombone

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trombone m (definite singular trombonen, indefinite plural tromboner, definite plural trombonene)

  1. a trombone

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trombone m (definite singular trombonen, indefinite plural trombonar, definite plural trombonane)

  1. a trombone

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

trombone m (plural trombones)

  1. trombone (a musical instrument in the brass family)