[awr-guh-nuh m] /ˈɔr gə nəm/
noun, plural organa
[awr-guh-nuh] /ˈɔr gə nə/ (Show IPA), organums.
noun (pl) -na (-nə), -nums
a form of polyphonic music originating in the ninth century, consisting of a plainsong melody with parts added at the fourth and fifth
a variant of organon
noun 1. a steam or air whistle in which the jet is forced up against the thin edge of a pipe closed at the top.
[awr-gan-zuh] /ɔrˈgæn zə/ noun, plural organzas. 1. a sheer rayon, nylon, or silk fabric constructed in plain weave and with a crisp finish, used in the manufacture of evening dresses, trimmings, etc. /ɔːˈɡænzə/ noun 1. a thin stiff fabric of silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, etc n. 1820, from French organsin (1660s), from Italian organzino, of […]
[awr-guh n-zeen] /ˈɔr gənˌzin/ noun 1. silk that has been additionally twisted in opposite directions, used warpwise in weaving silk fabrics. /ˈɔːɡənˌziːn; ɔːˈɡænziːn/ noun 1. a strong thread made of twisted strands of raw silk 2. fabric made of such threads
[awr-gaz-uh m] /ˈɔr gæz əm/ noun 1. the physical and emotional sensation experienced at the peak of sexual excitation, usually resulting from stimulation of the sexual organ and usually accompanied in the male by ejaculation. 2. an instance of experiencing this. 3. intense or unrestrained excitement. 4. an instance or occurrence of such excitement. verb […]