[duhl-see-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /ˌdʌl siˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/
an organ stop having metal pipes and giving thin, incisive, somewhat stringlike tones.
a sweet-toned organ stop, controlling metal pipes of narrow scale
[duhl-suh-fahy] /ˈdʌl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), dulcified, dulcifying. 1. to make more agreeable; mollify; appease. 2. to sweeten. /ˈdʌlsɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (rare) to make pleasant or agreeable 2. a rare word for sweeten
[duhl-suh-mer] /ˈdʌl sə mər/ noun 1. Also called hammered dulcimer, hammer dulcimer. a trapezoidal zither with metal strings that are struck with light hammers. 2. a modern folk instrument related to the guitar and plucked with the fingers. /ˈdʌlsɪmə/ noun (music) 1. a tuned percussion instrument consisting of a set of strings of graduated length […]
[duhl-sin-ee-uh, duhl-suh-nee-uh] /dʌlˈsɪn i ə, ˌdʌl səˈni ə/ noun 1. a ladylove; sweetheart. /ˌdʌlsɪˈnɪə/ noun 1. a man’s sweetheart “sweetheart,” 1748, from the name of Don Quixote’s mistress in Cervantes’ romance, the name a Spanish fem. derivative of Latin dulce “sweet.”
[duhl-si-tawl, -tol] /ˈdʌl sɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a water-soluble sugar alcohol, C 6 H 14 O 6 , isomeric with sorbitol, that is found in many plant species and is prepared in the laboratory by galactose reduction.