Origin of organ
OTHER WORDS FROM organin·ter·or·gan, adjectivemul·ti·or·gan, adjective
How to use organ in a sentence
There are conditions where the heart and many other organs are functioning relatively well, but the brain is very ill.
During the time of the pharaohs, such funerary vessels were used to store the organs of the deceased.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Wonder theaters were all built around the same time, and parts for the organs were shipped out as they became available.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scourges, says Rieff, “are what they represent: wounds to the social organs which are themselves deeply disordered.”
To which one would say: Hmm, the homeless man with perfect organs would have had to have been over 500 years old.
Non-phagocytic leukocytosis is probably due more to stimulation of blood-making organs than to chemotaxis.
This is an idiopathic disease of the blood-making organs, which is accompanied by an enormous increase in number of leukocytes.
It will thus be seen that our average church organ is really made up of three or four smaller organs combined.
The manual compass on these organs seldom extended higher than f2 or g3, though it often went down to GG.
In the middle of the last century all organs were voiced on light wind pressure, mostly from an inch and a half to three inches.
British Dictionary definitions for organ
- Also called: pipe organ a large complex musical keyboard instrument in which sound is produced by means of a number of pipes arranged in sets or stops, supplied with air from a bellows. The largest instruments possess three or more manuals and one pedal keyboard and have the greatest range of any instrument
- (as modifier)organ pipe; organ stop; organ loft