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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 gave a sense of why he was keen to establish an Institution of Mechanical Engineers MPDS at Cobham: "My degree was accredited by the institution, so there is a natural fit.
More likely it's a reference to the fact that after a bugler played the end-of-day call, a drummer would sound a short series of taps.
As of April 26, Bugler's team had fundraised $50,000, enough to book the flights for the entire team.
Earlier this year, the Buglers Hall of Fame inducted the Sutherlin resident as a member, honoring Smith as the "first female bugler in the United States military," and only the second woman accepted into the group, which along with many military buglers also includes Louis Armstrong.
"Bugler's Dream," which has been used in every Olympics broadcast since ABC licensed it in 1968, was at the top of nearly every broadcast.
GUARD OF HONOUR: Above, standards are carried in tribute to Joe Hill at the funeral and, above, left, his medals are on display while, right, bugler Tony Longstaff plays the Last Post.
"A live bugler performing 'Taps' is an expression of the nation's appreciation for the service of each veteran," said Thomas Day, a Marine veteran who founded Bugles Across America in 2000.
The battlecry is sounded by bugler 3rd class John 'Ludo' Low as Scotland prepare to take the field.
flag etiquette and the use of pipe and drum corps, bugler, honor guard, badge mourning bands, flowers, and ribbons in detail.
Every hour on the hour, a bugler tells time for the city and at noon the call is broadcast to the entire country.
As a field bugler with the Service Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I had the unique distinction of sounding the last bugle call on July 27, 1953.
We all stood at attention and put on our helmets and the bugler sounded attention and General Patton mounted this sort of PT platform in front of these 3,000...troops....General Patton had a rather high, squeaky voice, and as he started to address the regiment he said, "Take seats," so we sat down on our helmets--it was a practice of those days, to keep us out of the mud or the dust..., and General Patton started to give us what we knew was to be his apology.