[floo-guh l-hawrn; German fly-guh l-hawrn] /ˈflu gəlˌhɔrn; German ˈflü gəlˌhɔrn/
a brass wind instrument with three valves, usually pitched in B flat and used especially in military bands.
a type of valved brass instrument consisting of a tube of conical bore with a cup-shaped mouthpiece, used esp in brass bands. It is a transposing instrument in B flat or C, and has the same range as the cornet in B flat
1854, from German flügelhorn, from flügel “wing” (related to fliegen “to fly;” see fly (v.1)) + horn “horn” (see horn (n.)).
[floo-guh l-muh n] /ˈflu gəl mən/ noun, plural flugelmen. 1. .
noun [1911+; origin uncertain; said to be an alteration of flossy] Related Terms floozy
[floo-id] /ˈflu ɪd/ noun 1. a substance, as a liquid or gas, that is capable of flowing and that changes its shape at a steady rate when acted upon by a force tending to change its shape. adjective 2. pertaining to a substance that easily changes its shape; capable of flowing. 3. consisting of or […]
noun 1. Machinery. an apparatus in which a fluid, usually oil, transmits torque from one shaft to another, producing an equal torque in the other shaft.