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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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Bugler James Williams, 31, from Worthing, was choked with emotion afterwards.
Not only is she an Emmy nominated make-up artist, along with coordinating buglers to play at all military funerals in the United States to date she has sounded TAPS at 2,225 services".
Fourteen Military Bands, Six Pipes and Drums Bands from regimental centres and eleven Pipes and Drums Bands from batallions, Buglers and Trumpeters from various Army Regiments will perform during the ceremony.
Although most buglers play modern trumpets - which unlike ancient bugles and trumpets have valves - they're still called buglers because they play traditional "bugle calls," according to a history of the art written by Buglers Hall of Fame member Jari Villanueva.
Buglers regulated the time and duties in military camps and directed the action in battle.
At that moment, Major League Baseball games will pause, the National Memorial Day parade will halt, Amtrak trains will blow their whistles, and buglers in military cemeteries will play Taps.
OUR MEMORIAL- service included these buglers playing 'The Last Post'
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.
But the coach, which belongs to Bristol-based firm Buglers, soon came a cropper in the large hedges overhanging the lane and became firmly wedged on both sides.
The first notes from the buglers started on different tracks.
Last night the Ministry of Defence insisted that the introduction of the battery-operated bugle is not down to a shortage of military buglers.
He had also written out a short, nine-note call he used when he wanted his buglers to attract the attention of only his own soldiers.