(music) A musical instrument in which sound is produced by blowing against an edge or by vibrating a thin piece of wood or metal known as the reed, and in which the pitch is governed by the resonant frequencies of an enclosed air column.
Woodwind-instrument Sentence Examples
double-reed woodwind instrument with a conical bore air column, the bass member of the oboe family.
TEACHER'S NOTES FLUTES AND FLUTE MUSIC The flute is a woodwind instrument without a reed.
prized for centuries by woodwind instrument makers for its tone.
The exterior profile of a woodwind instrument can be traced on a piece of paper.