trumpet englannista suomeksi
(quote-book) |year=1820|volume=20|publisher=Archibald Constable and Company|location=Edinburgh|edition=6th|url=https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=LOQnAAAAMAAJ |passage= In trumpets for assisting the hearing, all reverbation of the trumpet must be avoided. It must be made thick, of the least elastic materials, and covered with cloth externally. For all reverbation lasts for a short time, and produces new sounds which mix with those which are coming in.
Someone who plays the trumpet; a trumpeter.
*1751, (w), ''The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', vol. III, ch. 88:
- Next day, he sent a trumpet to the general, with a detail of my misfortune, in hopes of retrieving what I had lost (..).
One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
- That great politician was pleased to have the greatest wit of those times (..) to be the trumpet of his praises.
1974, O.T.A., ''Proceedings'' (page 4)
- The result of adopting the latter principle would be that even unimportant T-junctions would be in the form of trumpets or half-cloverleaf junctions.
To play the trumpet.
Of an elephant, to make its cry.
To give a loud cry like that of an elephant.
(RQ:Bacon War with Spain)
A (l); a small instrument.