The horn is a brass instrument made of more than of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell. The main bugle on an F Horn is ~12-13' and the tubing associated with the valves make up the additional tubing to achieve ~20' of tubing overall. A musician who plays the horn is called a horn player . In informal use, "horn" may also refer to nearly any wind instrument with a flared exit for the sound.

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  1. A hard growth of keratin that protrudes from the top of the head of certain animals, usually paired.
  2. Any similar real or imaginary growth or projection such as the elongated tusk of a narwhal, the eyestalk of a snail, the pointed growth on the nose of a rhinoceros, or the hornlike projection on the head of a demon or similar.
  3. An antler.
  4. The hard substance from which animals' horns are made, sometimes used by man as a material for making various objects.
    an umbrella with a handle made of horn
  5. An object whose shape resembles a horn, such as cornucopia, the point of an anvil, or a vessel for gunpowder or liquid.
    1. The high pommel of a saddle; also, either of the projections on a lady's saddle for supporting the leg.
    2. The Ionic volute.
    3. The outer end of a crosstree; also, one of the projections forming the jaws of a gaff, boom, etc.
    4. A curved projection on the fore part of a plane.
    5. One of the projections at the four corners of the Jewish altar of burnt offering.
      1. Any of several musical wind instruments.
  6. An instrument resembling a musical horn and used to signal others.
    hunting horn
  7. A loud alarm, especially one on a motor vehicle.
  8. A conical device used to direct waves.
    antenna horn
    loudspeaker horn
  9. Generally, any brass wind instrument.
  10. A telephone.
  11. An erection of the penis.
  12. A peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land. "to navigate around the horn."
  13. A diacritical mark that may be attached to the top right corner of the letters o and u when writing in Vietnamese, thus forming o and u.
  14. An incurved, tapering and pointed appendage found in the flowers of the milkweed (Asclepias).


  1. To assault with the horns
  2. To cuckold

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