aeolian sounds

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Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • Aeolian — adj. (US eolian) wind borne. Phrases and idioms: aeolian harp a stringed instrument or toy that produces musical sounds when the wind passes through it. Etymology: L Aeolius f. Aeolus god of the winds f. Gk Aiolos …   Useful english dictionary

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