Pronunciation: härpt
n.1.A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers.
2.(Astron.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre.
3.A grain sieve.
Æolian harp
See under Æolian.
Harp seal
(Zool.) an arctic seal (Phoca Grœnlandica). The adult males have a light-colored body, with a harp-shaped mark of black on each side, and the face and throat black. Called also saddler, and saddleback. The immature ones are called bluesides; their fur is white, and they are killed and skinned to harvest the fur.
Harp shell
(Zool.) a beautiful marine gastropod shell of the genus Harpa, of several species, found in tropical seas. See Harpa.
v. i.1.To play on the harp.
[imp. & p. p. Harped (härpt) p. pr. & vb. n. Harping.]
2.To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to something repeatedly or continually; - usually with on or upon.
To harp on one string
to dwell upon one subject with disagreeable or wearisome persistence.
v. t.1.To play on, as a harp; to play (a tune) on the harp; to develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.
Noun1.harp - a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
2.harp - a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
3.harp - a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
Verb1.harp - come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
Synonyms: dwell
2.harp - play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
To see or play a harp in your dream, represents spiritual harmony. It is a healing symbol.French harp, Irish harp, aeolian harp, cithara, clarsach, dulcimer, harmonica, harmonicon, heptachord, hexachord, kazoo, langspiel, lyre, mouth bow, mouth harp, mouth organ, polychord, symphonia, zither
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Harnessed moth
Harold Clayton Lloyd
Harold Clayton Urey
Harold Harefoot
Harold Hart Crane
Harold Hirschsprung
Harold I
Harold II
Harold Kroto
Harold Lloyd
Harold Nicolson
Harold Pinter
Harold Urey
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harp seal
Harp shell
Harpia harpyja
Harping iron
Harpoon fork
harpoon gun
harpoon line
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