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bugle,

brass wind musical instrument consisting of a conical tube coiled once upon itself, capable of producing five or six harmonics. It is usually in G or B flat. Its principal use is for military and naval bugle calls, such as taps and reveille, and, in earlier times, for hunting calls. In the early 19th cent., keyed bugles were made in order to obtain a complete scale.

reducer

reducer, 2
1. A thinner or solvent; used to lower the viscosity of a paint, varnish, or lacquer.

bugle

1
Music a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc.

bugle

2. any of several Eurasian plants of the genus Ajuga, esp A. reptans, having small blue or white flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

bugle

3
a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes for decoration
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THE 24 notes of the military bugle call "Taps will be echoed worldwide on May 19 by hundreds of volunteer buglers at cemeteries operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Park Service, state veterans' groups and, overseas, by the American Battle Monuments Commission.
While generally light in tone, The Little Bugler does depict some of the horrors of war and occasionally uses some strong language.
The attraction for consumers and energy utilities is enormous and we welcome the strong backing from SSE, Intelligent Energy and Scottish Enterprise, who recognise the potential of IE-CHP s approach, added Bugler.
Brendan Bugler (below) insists boss Fitzgerald certainly wasn't playing it cute and that even the players have surprised themselves by their form.
BRENDAN BUGLER says he expects a green-eyed Tipperary to rattle Clare in Sunday's Allianz Hurling League semi-final.
As always the bugler did an excellent job (twice on this occasion
As I walked down the field in the wind, rain and mud with the dog, I heard the distinct sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post.
Royal Marine Corporal Bugler Tim Needham organised the event with Somerset County Royal British Legion to give Pte Dawe a fitting tribute.
She chose the trumpet as her instrument "because it had fewer valves than the clarinet," but Donna-Mae Baldenecker Burr Smith's childhood choice paid off a few years later when she became the first woman bugler in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, a force of 150,000 women established by Congress in 1942, just months after the United States entered the war following Pearl Harbor.
Proudly the bugler with notes ringing clear Played the Last Post causing many a tear.
Branch standard bearer and bugler will be on parade followed by our reunion at noon in the Three Bulls Heads, Percy Street, Newcastle.
In one of them, Jonathan Bugler, 25, told her he hoped she would wake up to a fire in her Bridgend home or wake up with no parents.