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oboes, plural;
  1. A woodwind instrument with a slender, tubular body, played with a double-reed mouthpiece

  2. An organ stop resembling an oboe in tone

  1. a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
  2. (oboist) a musician who plays the oboe
  3. The oboe is a double reed musical instrument of the woodwind family. In English, prior to 1770, the instrument was called "hautbois", "hoboy", or "French hoboy". The spelling "oboe" was adopted into English ca. ...
  4. Oboe was a British aerial blind bombing targeting system in World War II, based on radio transponder technology. The system was first used in December 1941 , about the same time as H2S radar was introduced.
  5. A soprano and melody wind instrument in the modern orchestra and wind ensemble. It is a smaller instrument and generally made of grendilla wood. It is a member of the double reed family
  6. (oboist) A performer on the oboe
  7. (Oboes) Nick Deutsch | Giorgi Gvantseladze | Márta Malomvölgyi | Oliver Gutsch | Claire Sirjacobs
  8. In fact a musical instrument of uncertain identity, perhaps woodwind, perhaps percussion.
  9. A double-reed instrument used for obtaining a clarinet sound in a piccolo range.
  10. Code name for British radio-navigational aid used by RAF bombers
  11. Originating from the Shawn, it is a woodwind, having a conical bore and double reed. It has a long history of refinements since the shawn of the Renaissance period. As music developed in the Baroque period, the oboe was of integral importance. ...
  12. Ground-controlled radar system of blind bombing in which one station indicated track to be followed and another the bomb release point
  13. (From Fr., haut bois, "high wind," that is, high-pitched instrument) A doublereed, soprano range instrument with a conical bore (slightly expanding diameter from reed to bell). It has a nasal, but mellow and poignant, tone.
  14. RAF target-finding bombing aid using two transmitting stations CAT and MOUSE.
  15. Woodwind instrument.  Written in treble clef.
  16. (Ger.) (oh-boh'ĕ). An orchestral instrument with very reedy and penetrating though mild tone.
  17. Nicoletti plays the oboe. (The Thaw)
  18. an ill wind that nobody blows good.