contra-aperture con·tra-ap·er·ture (kŏn’trə-āp’ər-chər)
[kon-truh-band] /ˈkɒn trəˌbænd/ noun 1. anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported. 2. goods imported or exported illegally. 3. illegal or prohibited trade; smuggling. 4. International Law. . 5. (during the American Civil War) a black slave who escaped to or was brought within the Union lines. adjective 6. prohibited from export or […]
[kon-truh-ban-dist] /ˈkɒn trəˌbæn dɪst/ noun 1. a person engaged in trade; smuggler.
noun, International Law. 1. goods that a neutral nation cannot supply to a belligerent nation except at the risk of seizure and confiscation.
[kon-truh-beys] /ˈkɒn trəˌbeɪs/ Music. noun 1. (in any family of instruments) the member below the bass. 2. (in the violin family) the double bass. adjective 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of such instruments: a contrabass trombone. /ˌkɒntrəˈbeɪs/ noun 1. a member of any of various families of musical instruments that is lower in pitch […]