What is reed?

  • (noun): A musical instrument that sounds by means of a reed.
    Synonyms: beating-reed instrument
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on reed:

Reed, Arkansas - Demographics
... There were 95 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married couples living together, 40.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Jody Reed
... Jody Eric Reed (born July 26, 1962 in Brandon, Florida) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who had an 11-year career from 1987-1997 ... Reed was a career.270 hitter who also played with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1993), Milwaukee Brewers (1994), San Diego Padres (1995–1996) and Detroit ... Reed played college baseball for the Florida State University Seminoles under head coach Mike Martin ...
Jane Eyre (1983 TV Serial) - Cast
... Reed Alan Cox as John Reed Emma Jacobs as Eliza Reed Gemma Walker as young Georgiana Reed Katharine Irwin as young Eliza Reed Robert James as Mr ...
Many, Many Monkeys - Plot
... Reed, wants Claire to come visit her, but Claire is apprehensive and negative ... Reed admits that she's beginning to realize what's happening and that she "sees" a lot of herself in Claire ... Reed shows up at the hospital, blind as well ...
List Of Women's National Basketball Association Players - R
... Raymond Jamie Redd Katelan Redmon Brandy Reed Chastity Reed Michelle Reed Tracy Reid Tammi Reiss Kathrin Ress Andrea Riley Ruth Riley Jennifer Rizzotti Nyree Roberts Ashley Robinson Crystal ...

More definitions of "reed":

  • (noun): Tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.
  • (noun): United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920).
    Synonyms: John Reed
  • (noun): United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902).
    Synonyms: Walter Reed
  • (noun): A vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it.
    Example: "The clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
    Synonyms: vibrating reed

Famous quotes containing the word reed:

    They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.
    —Thomas Brackett Reed (1839–1902)

    Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday,
    We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning,
    We shall have what to do after firing. But today,
    Today we have naming of parts.
    —Henry Reed (1914–1986)

    Few white citizens are acquainted with blacks other than those projected by the media and the so—called educational system, which is nothing more than a system of rewards and punishments based upon one’s ability to pledge loyalty oaths to Anglo culture. The media and the “educational system” are the prime sources of racism in the United States.
    —Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)