Meaning of aeolian harp in English:

aeolian harp


  • A stringed instrument that produces musical sounds when a current of air passes through it.

    ‘The aeolian harp uses the wind to generate musical sounds.’
    • ‘There is a mystery about the Aeolian Harp that still has physicists arguing.’
    • ‘An Aeolian harp is usually constructed as a rectangular sound box.’
    • ‘When an aeolian harp string is activated by the wind, the fundamental is never sounded, only the overtone series.’
    • ‘My efforts to rescue the Aeolian harp from oblivion have earned me a Royal Commendation.’