- a valved, brass wind instrument having a low range.
- an organ reed stop of large scale with tones of exceptional power.
- an ancient Roman trumpet.
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How to use tuba in a sentence
Rieger also hinted that she would like to learn how to play the cello or even the tuba.Wendy Rieger to retire from NBC4|Michael K. Lavers|December 15, 2021|Washington Blade
Still, a tuba, two trombones, a clarinet and a lot of percussion was enough to bring melodies to life.What science tells us about reducing coronavirus spread from wind instruments|Betsy Ladyzhets|August 6, 2021|Science News
Tubas were lowest risk, producing fewer particles than a person speaking.What science tells us about reducing coronavirus spread from wind instruments|Betsy Ladyzhets|August 6, 2021|Science News
She played the girl who played the tuba in the school band, and it was about Seth Rogen’s first girlfriend.
In Taipei, Taiwan, a Bach flash mob consisting of cellists and tuba players took over a train.Can Bach Make It on NYC’s Subways?|Tom Teodorczuk|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were a couple of black children on one of the floats, and a plump black tuba player marched with the high school band.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He played a bit of flute (and for a brief stint, tuba) in the high school band with just a rudimentary sense of the instruments.The Football Player Turned Opera Singer|Eve Conant|February 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps you remember that when Alila was christened there was a good supply of tuba at the feast.
Tapping the trees for tuba is dangerous work, but Alila, you know, loves danger.
There is another cocoanut grove on the farm, beside the one where Alila gets the tuba.
The remaining two-thirds of the Pedal organ and three Tuba stops occupy the northeast quarter gallery in the dome.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The process can also be followed with rice vinegar (see bleaching agents) substituted for the tuba vinegar.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
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Cultural definitions for tuba
The lowest-pitched of the brass instruments. In orchestras, the tuba is usually held across the player's lap. In marching bands, the sousaphone is generally used as a low brass instrument because it was designed to be carried.