from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A keyboard.
- noun A stringed keyboard instrument, such as a harpsichord.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A dumb keyboard made for finger-gymnastics, as the Virgil clavier.
- noun . A clavichord, or, more rarely, a harpsichord.
- noun A pianoforte.
- noun The keyboard of a clavichord, harpsichord, pianoforte, organ, or similar instrument.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Mus.) The keyboard of an organ, pianoforte, or harmonium.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun music The keyboard of an
organ, pianoforte, or harmonium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a stringed instrument that has a keyboard
- noun a bank of keys on a musical instrument
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Teaching is a restless occupation and I would rather neglect clavier playing than composition; the clavier is a side issue, though, thank God, a strong one. "
De même, selon lui le clavier est trop petit pour être bien utilisé.
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Mr. Scriabin's design for the clavier à lumi è re, she says, called for a particular color to be assigned to each note, but in practice if we changed color every time there was a note change that would be much too busy.
Just think what he could do if he could play the clavier …
While "Mysterium" has baffled subsequent generations, his "Prometheus" for orchestra and clavier à lumi è re — a kind of organ that would project colored lights onto walls — has inspired a succession of performers to realize a vision Mr. Scriabin himself never saw fulfilled.
Hope your nom de clavier works out better than that.
Mais si vous préférez utiliser le clavier, il vous attend après le saut.
Back on the positive side, I must say that I love your nom de clavier.
References: la poubelle (f) = garbage can; plum (just in case, and for the French readers on this list, "plum" is English and the informal of "plumb" -- nothing to do with the juicy fruit) = completely; la clé (f) = key; le clavier (m) = keyboard