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/ˌvīəˈlin/,
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violins, plural;
  1. A stringed musical instrument of treble pitch, played with a horsehair bow. The classical European violin was developed in the 16th century. It has four strings and a body of characteristic rounded shape, narrowed at the middle and with two f-shaped sound holes


  1. bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
  2. (violinist) a musician who plays the violin
  3. Violin was the first album released by violinst Vanessa-Mae. It was recorded in October 1990, near her 12th birthday, and released shortly afterwards in March 1991. Vanessa-Mae contributed her royalties from the album to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
  4. Violin is a novel by American horror writer Anne Rice, released on 15 October 1997. It moves away from her previous stories about vampires and witches to tell a ghost story.
  5. The Violin (El violín) is a 2005 Mexican drama film directed by Francisco Vargas. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
  6. (Violinist (thought experiment)) The Violinist is a famous thought experiment first posed by Judith Jarvis Thomson in 1971.
  7. (The Violinist) 1911–1914, Düsseldorf, Germany, Kunstsammlung NRW
  8. (Violins (Music)) Enraged at their poor playing, the conductor attacked the orchestra members with great violins.
  9. (Violins) may be purchased with 4, 5,or 6 strings.
  10. To see, or hear a violin in dreams, foretells harmony and peace in the family, and financial affairs will cause no apprehension. For a young woman to play on one in her dreams, denotes that she will be honored and receive lavish gifts. ...
  11. A stringed instrument in which strings are drawn with a box or plucked in order to produce sound
  12. Treble-pitched 4-stringed instrument played with a rosined horsehair bow. The two commercially successful automatically-played violins were the Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina and the Mills Violano-Virtuoso.
  13. The instrument that Kaioh Michiru plays. Also used in the manga by SailorStarNeptune with her "Submarine Violin Tide."
  14. The master of the orchestra. Its impressive versatility and wide expressive range make it an integral role in orchestral music. It is made from European softwood spruce with its fine, even grain. Its four strings are stretched across the hollow resonating wooden body. ...
  15. a violin and a fiddle are the same thing, though fiddle is the usual term in folk. Sometimes folkies with secret training will zip off a piece by Bach, and due to the awe this inspires, they become "violinists" for at least a day. ...
  16. is a track from They Might Be Giants' 2002 Corvinus Quartet album No!. They Might Be Giants (commonly abbreviated to TMBG) is an American pop/rock duo consisting of John Linnell and John Flansburgh, collectively known as the two Johns or John and John. ...
  17. Guarneri del Gesu, 'La Fonte' c.1735, Stradivari, Scott Cao, Johannes Finkel bow, Violectra electric violin
  18. still in existence as such and named violin in the Turns prior to the Third Pass [Dfire].
  19. hearing a violin indicates a hormonious family.
  20. a place of public accomodation that is detestable .