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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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International teams competed in two categories, the Hungarians winning one and the Germans the other.The jury had a hard job, according to Lebockyacute, as all the buglers were of a very high standard.
Bahrain: When you next hear the melancholy tune of the famous Last Post, an eerie tribute to fallen servicemen, spare a thought for the bugler tasked with making sure it hits the right note.
Many combinations have played all over the world and I'm sure this won't be the last!" said Sergeant Bugler Lowe, who started playing the drums and bugle at the age of 11 in a local youth band, turning what was a hobby into what he describes as 'a fantastic career'.
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.
As many veterans and their families have taken advantage of the program, the need for buglers outstripped the military's supply.
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.
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 coach, which belongs to Bristol-based firm Buglers, soon came a cropper and became firmly wedged on both sides.