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Definition of Whistles

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produce a shrill sound by forcing air (or steam) through a small opening between the teeth or lips (or in a mechanical device, i.e. tea kettle or train); move quickly through the air making a whistle-like sound; call by whistling
shrill sound produced by forcing air through a small opening (as between the lips or teeth); device which produces a whistle by forcing air or steam through an opening (i.e. tea kettle, train whistle); act of whistling
Whistles Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Phonetics
WordNet 2.0

1. the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
(synonym) whistling
(hypernym) sound
(derivation) sing
2. the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle; "the whistle signalled the end of the game"
(synonym) whistling
(hypernym) signal, signaling, sign
3. acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
(hypernym) acoustic device
(hyponym) boat whistle
4. an inexpensive fipple flute
(synonym) pennywhistle, tin whistle
(hypernym) fipple flute, fipple pipe, recorder, vertical flute

1. make whistling sounds; "He lay there, snoring and whistling"
(hypernym) sound, go
(derivation) whistler
2. move with, or as with, a whistling sound; "The bullets whistled past him"
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
3. utter or express by whistling; "She whistled a melody"
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(derivation) whistler
4. move, send, or bring as if by whistling; "Her optimism whistled away these worries"
(hypernym) move, displace
5. make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear"
(synonym) sing
(hypernym) sound, go
(derivation) whistling
6. give a signal by whistling; "She whistled for her maid"
(hypernym) sign, signal, signalize, signalise
(derivation) whistling
Whistles Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Whistles is a clothing brand with 40 stores across Britain. It was founded in the 1976 by Lucille and Richard Lewin.

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