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Aerophones > Free aerophones > Displacement free aerophones

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Displacement free aerophones  


  • The air stream meets a sharp edge,or a sharp edge is moved through the air. In either case, according to more recent views, a periodic displacement of air occurs to alternate flanks of the edge.

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  • HS-411


  • Peitsche, S?belklinge.
  • Whip, sword blade.

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