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1. sax

noun. ['ˈsæks'] a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore.

Synonyms

  • single-reed instrument
  • saxophone

Etymology

  • saxophone (English)
  • saxophone (French)

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Example sentences of the word sax


1. Noun, singular or mass
The alto sax has a crook that leads into the mouthpiece and a bell that curves around.

2. Adjective
Alto saxes and soprano saxes both come from the same woodwind sax family and are made of similar materials.

3. Verb, past tense
This extended range gives the soprano sax a pitch advantage over the alto sax.

2. Sax

noun. a Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894).

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