[ UK /ˈɔːɡən/ ]
[ US /ˈɔɹɡən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a free-reeded instrument with a piano keyboard in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
  2. a periodical that is published by a special interest group
    the organ of the communist party
  3. a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  4. a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department
  5. wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
  6. (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
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How To Use organ In A Sentence

  • The pain in his side was crushing, as if there was a steel hand in there relentlessly closing on an organ. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • Chartists at once organized resistance to what they called the usurpation and, after a long civil war, were successful. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • Most organic farmers try to supply their nitrogen needs with legumes in the crop rotation or with manures and composts.
  • I must give one instance; he throws doubts and sneers at my saying that the ovigerous frena of cirripedes have been converted into branchiae, because I have not found them to be branchiae; whereas he himself admits, before I wrote on cirripedes, without the least hesitation, that their organs are branchiae. Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences
  • Such aggregations not only promote transmission of micro-organisms but through repeated exposure allow large doses of these.
  • Under this arrangement, the men of each village were organized into ‘tithings ' and expected to answer for each other's good behaviour.
  • All interested parties are asked to attend with a view to setting up a committee to organize and plan the same.
  • I can find no legitimate references to the use of metallic, inorganic, or organic silver compounds as a sanitizer, disinfectant, or sterilizing agent. quaternary ammonium chloride compounds - Mixtures of compounds such as alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride, didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride, dioctyl dimethyl ammonium chloride, and octyl decyl dimethyl ammonium chloride are very commonly used as surface sanitizer; if you look at your household cleaners that claim disinfecting properties, there's a high percentage chance that you'll find a "quat". Question ;Microdyne
  • A study by Conservation International, an American organisation, found that nearly a third of frogs, toads, newts and other amphibian species were likely to disappear within 100 years.
  • The nerves are the terminal branches of the right and left vagi, the former being distributed upon the back, and the latter upon the front part of the organ. XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach
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