ancient Greek name of .
another name for the Lipari Islands
- Aeolian mode
an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from A to A.
- Aeolian tone
noun the musical tone produced by the passage of a current of air over a stretched string, etc, as in an aeolian harp
the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly; . Architecture. noting or pertaining to a capital used in the Greek territories of the eastern Aegean in the 7th and 6th centuries b.c., having two volutes rising from a shaft in opposite directions, and often having below them two convex rings of leaf ornament in the […]
a round vessel caused to rotate by the force of tangentially escaping steam: an early example of jet propulsion. a device for injecting the vapors of heated alcohol into a laboratory furnace. Historical Examples Another orifice in the aeolipile was fitted with a reed, so that the steam going through it imitated the song of […]