A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, esp. of the ruminants, as cattle, goats, and the like. The hollow horns of the Ox family consist externally of true horn, and are never shed.
The antler of a deer, which is of bone throughout, and annually shed and renewed.
Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form;
An incurved, tapering and pointed appendage found in the flowers of the milkweed (Asclepias).
A speaker that is used for high frequencies. It can handle relatively high power and has a very specific spread or dispersion to the sound.
A megaphone shaped piece used in some speakers to provide a small driver with a larger radiating surface.
a warning device operated by the engineer. The horn replaced the traditional whistle.
a speaker design using its own funnel shaped conduit to amplify, disperse, or modify the sounds generated by the internal diaphragm of the speaker.
a pyramid-shaped mountain peak created by several glaciers eroding away at different sides of the same mountain.
A high mountain peak that forms when the walls of three or more cirques intersect.
a proper and obvious image for a mountain or mountainous country
A pointed, mountain peak, typically pyramidal in shape, bounded by the walls of three or more cirques. Headward erosion has cut prominent faces and ridges into the peak. When a peak has four symmetrical faces, it is called a Matterhorn. ------------------------------- Ice Rafting The transportation of glacier sediment away from the ice margin by icebergs. Sediment transported by floating ice and deposited in the ocean is called glacial-marine sediment. Deposited in lakes, it is called glacial-lacustrine sediment.
A wind instrument of music; originally, one made of a horn (of an ox or a ram); now applied to various elaborately wrought instruments of brass or other metal, resembling a horn in shape.
A type of loudspeaker (qv), used for mid to high frequency sounds. Musicans also use the term to refer to their instruments (usually brass instruments but occasionally woodwind too).
a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves
The high pommel of a saddle; also, either of the projections on a lady's saddle for supporting the leg.
The highest part of the pommel, of the western saddle, around which the rider can dally a rope.
Hard, insensitive outer part of hoof.
(i) Hard, insensitive outer covering of the hoof. (ii) Prominent pommel at the front of a western saddle around which the rider loops or twists the lariet when a steer has been roped to secure the animal. See also Saddle Horn.
A vessel made of a horn; esp., one designed for containing powder; anciently, a small vessel for carrying liquids.
A curved projection on the fore part of a plane.
One of the curved ends of a crescent; esp., an extremity or cusp of the moon when crescent-shaped.
The curving extremity of the wing of an army or of a squadron drawn up in a crescentlike form.
a body of water shaped like a horn; as, the Golden Horn in Istanbul.
To furnish with horns; to give the shape of a horn to.
A pipe either (1) shaped like a horn or (2) with a conical bowl often slightly tilted forward.
In radio transmission, an open-ended waveguide, of increasing cross-sectional area, which radiates directly in a desired direction or feeds a reflector that forms a desired beam.
A sounding device used in place of a gun. Used mainly with a fully automatic timing system.
A sound signal which uses electricity or compressed air to vibrate a disc diaphragm.
Mounted either outside the machine (visible), or hidden within the cabinet, the horn connects to the tone arm and amplifies the sound from the reproducer. Horns are generally constructed out of metal, although they can also be constructed of paper, plastic, or wood.
An audible notification appliance in which electrical energy is used to produce a sound by driving a device which imparts motion to a flexible component that vibrates at a nominal frequency.
A projection from the beak of a bird, as in the hornbill.
The pointed beak of an anvil.
The outer end of a crosstree; also, one of the projections forming the jaws of a gaff, boom, etc.
One of the projections at the four corners of the Jewish altar of burnt offering.
A tuft of feathers on the head of a bird, as in the horned owl.
A hornlike projection from the head or thorax of an insect, or the head of a reptile, or fish.
A hardened structure that extends from the head of some caterpillars.
Rigid and pointed cuticular outgrowth, especially on the thorax or abdomen of caterpillars in the Saturniidae and the Sphingidae.
A symbol of strength, power, glory, exaltation, or pride.
a common phallic symbol
an ancient symbol representing a powerful entity
a scriptural symbol for a king or kingdom
A long spiked projection from the rear of the larva. It may serve as camouflage. Although all Manduca emerge with the horn, many loose it during larval life. Sometimes its referred to as the dorsal horn.
Spike of rock that can be for a great hold or not so great protection. The same as a chickenhead.
A spike of rock
(syn. Tool) - usually an amplifying element, that includes, or is fitted with, a tip in an ultrasonic probe.
A precisely shaped and tuned piece of material, usually aluminum or titanium, attached to the booster which transfers the ultrasonic energy to the part being welded.
delivers the vibration to the parts being welded.