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harps, plural;
  1. Talk or write persistently and tediously on a particular topic
    • - guys who are constantly harping on about the war
  2. Play on a harp

  1. A musical instrument, roughly triangular in shape, consisting of a frame supporting a graduated series of parallel strings, played by plucking with the fingers. The modern orchestral harp has an upright frame, with pedals that enable the strings to be retuned to different keys

  2. A marine mollusk that has a large vertically ribbed shell with a wide aperture, found chiefly in the Indo-Pacific

  1. a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  2. come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
  3. a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
  4. play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
  5. harmonica: a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
  6. (harpist) someone who plays the harp
  7. The 'harp' is a stringed instrument which has the plane of its strings positioned perpendicular to the soundboard. It is classified as a chordophone by the Harvard Dictionary of Music and only types of harps are in that class of instruments with plucked strings. ...
  8. Harp Lager (Harp Irish Lager since 1997) is a pale lager brand owned by Diageo. It is brewed in The Great Northern Brewery, Dundalk for Ireland, the Labatt's brewery for Canada and the Hydes brewery for Great Britain. In Australia distribution is handled by Carlton & United Breweries. ...
  9. Harp was a print and online magazine that provided in-depth information on current music, mainly the adult album alternative genre, which encompasses a large variety of music. It was published from 2001–08.
  10. High Adventure Role Playing (HARP) is an award-winning fantasy role-playing game, designed by Tim Dugger & Heike A. Kubash, and published by Iron Crown Enterprises (ICE).
  11. Gargantua is a solitaire card game that is basically a version of Klondike using two decks.
  12. (HARPS) The High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) is a high-precision echelle spectrograph installed in 2002 on ESO's 3.6m telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. The first light was achieved in February 2003. ...
  13. A musical instrument consisting of an upright frame strung with strings that are stroked or plucked with the fingers; A harmonica; To repeatedly mention a subject
  14. (Harps) Françoise Friedrich | Barbara Mayr
  15. The harp is the emblem of Ireland. Its origin as the badge of Erin is obscure, but probably alludes to the instrument of Brian Boroimhe.
  16. To hear the sad sweet strains of a harp, denotes the sad ending to what seems a pleasing and profitable enterprise. To see a broken harp, betokens illness, or broken troth between lovers. ...
  17. Assembly of flight strips that are approximately parallel in a planar view.
  18. A harp-shaped, acoustically tuned area of each forewing of most male crickets. The stridulatory file is at the proximal extreme of the harp.
  19. In blues circles, the term "harp" is used interchangeably with "harmonica." Harmonicas are also occasionally referred to in jest as "Mississippi Saxophones."
  20. A plucked string instrument with a long history going back to biblical times. The modern harp used in the symphony orchestra has dozens of strings and is so large it stands on the floor rather than being held in the player's lap.
  21. Yes, yes, I know I should practise my piano. Don't harp on it.
  22. Newfoundland Scene. 1963. Composed for Carla Emerson Furlong. Critical edition by Glenn D. Colton. St John's: Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2004
  23. Abbreviation for High Altitude Release Point; since the flight path and jump run on High Altitude High Opening (HAHO) skydives must be different, this is the spot best calculated for parachute deployment, as factored by current wind velocity, actual jump altitude, and other variables, that will ...
  24. A stringed instrument with triangular frame, the cords of which are distended in parallel directions from the upper part to one of its sides. It is the well-known ensign of the kingdom of Ireland.
  25. An alternate name for the iron frame fastened to the piano's inner rim to which the strings are attached; it enables the strings to be held under tremendous tension.