If, the two pipes are slightly out of tune when sounded separately together they sound a common note which may be higher than that due to either alone.
I drive the country roads, humming my tune, my new little pet safely in my hands.
David Dean whistled a patriotic tune as he strolled up town from the park.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
The more, therefore, these are out of tune the more rapidly will the beats follow each other.
While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.
I love the old geezer but the few times he starts talking about the old days, I tune him out.
He couldn't carry a tune if she stapled it in a paper bag for him, but he was blissfully unaware of that fact.
But, secondly, the pneumatic utterances technically known as speaking with tongues failed to reach this level of intelligibility; for Paul compares "a tongue" to a material object which should merely make a noise, to a pipe or harp twanged or blown at random without tune or time, to a trumpet blaring idly and not according to a code of signal notes.
The tune, played with precision and in exact time, began to thrill in the hearts of Nicholas and Natasha, arousing in them the same kind of sober mirth as radiated from Anisya Fedorovna's whole being.
If some from time to tune dared to hope for political independence their futility was demonstrated.
That's right: India is a net food exporter to the tune of US$6 billion a year.
I hummed a tune I remembered my mother singing to me as I strolled to the barn to slay the lying witch-bitch who thought she'd tricked.
God, I sound like 'two o'clock, brought to you by Ivory soap, tune in again tomorrow.'
She was the victor of Vegas to the tune of three hundred dollars, and called to invite Fred out to spend the spoils.
And the buildings of both lands throw an instructive architec- light on the Norman national character, as we have tune in described it.
However, a confusion would easily arise between the composer of the tune and the author; and when once the idea had arisen that David was the author of psalms, it would be natural to endeavour to discover in the story of his life suitable occasions for their composition.
She cannot sing and she cannot play the piano, although, as some early experiments show, she could learn mechanically to beat out a tune on the keys.
Maybe that tune will change when you lose your soul in four days.
In 1831 Wheatstone by his " magic lyre" experiment showed that, when the sounding-boards of two musical instruments are connected together by a rod of pine wood, a tune played on one will be faithfully reproduced by the other.
Pitt whistled the air of the popular tune "Gentle Shepherd, tell me where," and the House laughed.
If both forks are in vibration, and are prefectly in tune, this line may either be increased or diminished permanently in length according to the difference of phase between the two sets of vibrations.
Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.
The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.
Played in double time the tune was a favourite march in the Revolutionary armies, until it was forbidden by Napoleon, on becoming First Consul.
The popular revolutionary tune of Spain, the "himno de Riego," is named after him, and his picture is hung in the Cortes, but he was a poor creature, and a bad example of the light-headed military agitators who have caused Spain much misery.
The varied plumage of the cock - his bright red breast and his grey back, set off by his coal-black head and quills - is naturally attractive; while the facility with which he is tamed, with his engaging disposition in confinement, makes him a popular cage-bird, - to say nothing of the fact (which in the opinion of so many adds to his charms) of his readily learning to "pipe" a tune, or some bars of one.
Zeiss made a periscope 7 metres long, main tune 150 mm.
Some preliminary Irrangements were made and on the 14th of, Tune the government sanctioned certain measures of preparation at Suakin.
"Dieu sait quand reviendra..." hummed the prince out of tune and, with a laugh still more so, he quitted the table.
As a result of this the unconsidered tune, like the song of a bird, was extraordinarily good.