The act of whistling a tune.
Polish: gwizdnięcie, zagwizdanie
Moby thesaurus: acute, argute, assibilation, buzz, creaky, ear-piercing, effervescence, effervescing, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, frication, frictional rustling, hiss, hissing, howling, hush, hushing, keen, keening ... show more.
The sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture.
Polish: gwizdanie, świstanie
The act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle:
— The whistle signalled the end of the game.
Polish: gwizd, wizg
A small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it.
Polish: gwizdawka, gwizdek, świstawka
Acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound.
Make whistling sounds.
Move with, or as with, a whistling sound.
Utter or express by whistling.
Move, send, or bring as if by whistling.
Make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound.
Roget 416: play, pipe, strike up, sweep the chords, tweedle, fiddle; strike the lyre, beat the drum; blow the horn, sound the horn, wind the horn; doodle; grind the organ; touch the guitar ... show more
Give a signal by whistling.
Moby thesaurus: Angelus, Angelus bell, English horn, Klaxon, Mayday, Pandean pipe, SOS, air-raid alarm, alarm, alarm bell, alarm clock, alarm signal, alarum, alert, all clear, anthem, assibilation, aulos, bagpipe, ballad ... show more.
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