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Another word for organ

  1. A component of government that performs a given function

      1. The business of any person, firm, etc. empowered to act for another
      2. The business office or district of such a person, firm, etc.
      3. An administrative division of a government or international body.
      1. Any combatant branch of the military forces
      2. A branch of a military force:
      3. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
      1. (--- Anatomy) An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
      2. A division or a separately located unit of an organization
      3. A division of a business or other organization.
      1. A section of a department store selling a particular line of merchandise:
      2. A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
      3. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      1. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
      2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
      3. A particular department of a government, business, school, or other organization
      1. The section of an army, fleet, etc. to the right (or left) of the center
      2. A part, extension, or annex of a building, with reference to its location at a side of the main part or its specialized use
      3. An air force unit larger than a group but smaller than a numbered air force or, formerly, than a division.
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  2. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

      1. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      2. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
      3. That by which something is done; means; instrumentality
      1. A person or thing that performs an action or brings about a certain result, or that is able to do so
      2. A means by which something is done or caused; an instrument.
      3. A force or substance that causes a change:
      1. Any of various devices for indicating or measuring conditions, performance, position, direction, etc. or, sometimes, for controlling operations, as in an aircraft
      2. A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
      3. A thing by means of which something is done; means
      1. A subsidiary branch, as of a government, by means of which functions or policies are carried out.
      2. The condition, quality, or fact of being instrumental, or serving as a means
      3. A means; an agency.
      1. The instruments used, as in a mechanical apparatus or in a particular musical score, band, etc.
      2. The study, development, and manufacture of instruments, as for scientific or industrial use.
      3. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.
      1. One that acts as an agent between persons or things; a means.
      2. A person or organisation in an intermediate position in a supply chain of goods or services
      3. Any medium, means, or agency
      1. Something having a position, quality, or condition midway between extremes; a medium.
      2. The average value of a set of numbers.
      3. (Mathematics) A number that typifies a set of numbers, such as a geometric mean or an arithmetic mean.
      1. The theory or doctrine that all the phenomena of the universe, particularly life, can ultimately be explained in terms of matter moving in accordance with the laws of nature
      2. Any system or means for doing something; esp., a physical or mental process or processes, whether conscious or unconscious, by which some result is produced
      3. A system whose parts work together like those of a machine
      1. A specific kind of artistic technique or means of expression as determined by the materials used or the creative methods involved:
      2. (Physics) A substance that propagates energy or signals through space via changes in its own state:
      3. A middle state or degree; mean
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Another word for organ

  1. An instrument

      1. Any means, agency, or instrumentality
      2. A person thought to have the power to communicate with the spirits of the dead or with agents of another world or dimension.
      3. A specific kind of artistic technique or means of expression as determined by the materials used or the creative methods involved:
      1. Great wealth; riches
      2. That by which something is done or obtained; agency
      3. (Uncountable, plural only) Resources; riches.
      1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
      2. Distance [a long way off]
      3. Space to proceed:
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  2. A part of an organism having a specialized use

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  3. A musical instrument

      1. (Informal) A woodwind instrument, as opposed to a brass instrument.
      2. A musical instrument, such as a clarinet, trumpet, or harmonica, in which sound is produced by the movement of an enclosed column of air, especially the breath, and excluding keyboard instruments such as the organ or accordion. Woodwind and brass instruments are both types of wind instruments.
      3. (Music) a musical instrument that produces sound when air flows through it; reed instruments and brass instruments.
      1. A small kind of reed organ
      2. An organlike keyboard instrument that produces tones with free metal reeds actuated by air forced from a bellows.
      1. A small harmonium.
      2. A small keyboard organ in which the tones are produced by drawing air through metal reeds by means of a bellows operated by pedals: it is much like a harmonium
      3. (Historical, US) A music hall.
      1. A musical instrument fitted with steam whistles, played from a keyboard.
      2. (Gr. Myth., person, proper) The Muse of eloquence and epic poetry
      3. A keyboard instrument like an organ, having a series of steam whistles
      1. (Popularly) A barrel organ
      2. A stringed instrument played by turning a rosined wheel with a crank and depressing keys connected to tangents on the strings.
      3. An early instrument shaped like a lute or viol but played by turning a crank attached to a rosined wheel that causes the strings to vibrate
      1. A musical instrument with keys, metal reeds, and a bellows: it is played by alternately pulling out and pressing together the bellows to force air through the reeds, which are opened by fingering the keys
      2. A portable wind instrument with a small keyboard and free metal reeds that sound when air is forced past them by pleated bellows operated by the player.
  4. A periodical

      1. A record of the transactions of a legislature, club, etc.
      2. A newspaper.
      3. A periodical presenting articles on a particular subject:
      1. A periodically sent publication containing current events or the like, generally on a particular topic or geared toward a limited audience.
      2. A bulletin issued regularly to subscribers, employees, or members of an organization or group, containing news, a calendar of upcoming events, etc.
      3. A printed report giving news or information of interest to a special group.
      1. (Uncountable, countable) A quantity of or one of the types of paper on which newspapers are printed.
      2. A publication, usually issued daily or weekly, containing current news, editorials, feature articles, and usually advertising.
      3. A publication consisting of folded, unbound sheets of newsprint containing news, editorials, advertisements, etc. and published regularly, typically daily or weekly
      1. Something published
      2. The printing and distribution, usually for sale, of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.
      3. An issue of printed or electronic matter, such as a book or magazine, offered for distribution or sale.
      1. (One of) a series of activities by university students to raise money for charity
      2. An act or instance of ragging
      3. (Slang, pejorative) A newspaper, magazine.
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