a musical instrument consisting principally of a set of graduated steel plates struck with hammers that are activated by a keyboard.
(music) a keyboard percussion instrument consisting of a set of steel plates of graduated length that are struck with key-operated hammers. The tone is an ethereal tinkling sound. Range: four octaves upwards from middle C
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “heavenly.”. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples fem. proper name, from French céleste (11c.) “sky, heaven,” from Latin caelestis “heavenly” (see celestial).
the goal of Christian’s journey in Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress; the heavenly Jerusalem. New Jerusalem.
pertaining to the sky or visible heaven, or to the universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere, as in celestial body. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine: celestial bliss. of or relating to celestial navigation: a celestial fix. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the former Chinese Empire or the Chinese people. an […]
- Celestial discharge
noun phrase Death: Mr Jones got his celestial discharge today (1990s+ Medical)