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Organ (IPA: /ˈɔɹɡən/)


Organ (n.)

An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as, legislatures, courts, armies, taxgatherers, etc., are organs of government.

Organ (n.)

A natural part or structure in an animal or a plant, capable of performing some special action (termed its function), which is essential to the life or well-being of the whole; as, the heart, lungs, etc., are organs of animals; the root, stem, foliage, etc., are organs of plants.

Organ (n.)

A component part performing an essential office in the working of any complex machine; as, the cylinder, valves, crank, etc., are organs of the steam engine.

Organ (n.)

A medium of communication between one person or body and another; as, the secretary of state is the organ of communication between the government and a foreign power; a newspaper is the organ of its editor, or of a party, sect, etc.

Organ (n.)

A wind instrument containing numerous pipes of various dimensions and kinds, which are filled with wind from a bellows, and played upon by means of keys similar to those of a piano, and sometimes by foot keys or pedals; -- formerly used in the plural, each pipe being considired an organ.

Organ (v. t.)

To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs; to organize.

Organ

Musical keyboard instrument

Organ

Collection of tissues joined as a structural unit that serves a common function

Organ

Subordinate group or organization that performs specialized functions; entity that acts in a legal sense on behalf of legal persons

Organ

Commune in Hautes-Pyrénées, France

Organ

1996 film by Kei Fujiwara

Organ Synonyms

Electronic Organ, Hammond Organ, Electric Organ

Organ Synonyms

Reed Organ, Harmonium

Organ Synonyms

Pipe Organ

Organ (Last Name / Surname)

Organ is the #12,696 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,431 people had that surname.

Organ (Sexual Terminology)

Penis

Translations

Organ in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As in an organ from one blast of wind To many a row of pipes the soundboard breathes." - Music

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Man is an organ of life, and God alone is life." - Life

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Norway - Masami Iwasaki (Japanese), Alex Organ (English)" - Hetalia - Axis Powers

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The silent organ loudest chants The master's requiem." - Music


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