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GLOCKENSPIEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glockenspiel mean? 

GLOCKENSPIEL (noun)
  The noun GLOCKENSPIEL has 1 sense:

1. a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers

  Familiarity information: GLOCKENSPIEL used as a noun is very rare.


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GLOCKENSPIEL (noun)


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Meaning:

A percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

glockenspiel; orchestral bells

Hypernyms ("glockenspiel" is a kind of...):

percussion instrument; percussive instrument (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another)


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