[ wind-chest ]
/ ˈwɪndˌtʃɛst /
a chamber containing the air supply for the reeds or pipes of an organ.
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Example sentences from the Web for windchest
When the windchest has received the air, these valves will stop up the openings, and prevent the wind from coming back again.
These handles, when turned, open ventholes from the windchest into the channels.
British Dictionary definitions for windchest
/ (wɪnd) /
a box in an organ in which air from the bellows is stored under pressure before being supplied to the pipes or reeds
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