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Organ 1Definition: An instrument or medium by which some important action is performed, or an important end accomplished; as,
legislatures, courts, armies, taxgatherers, etc., are
organs of government.
Organ 2Definition: A natural part or structure in an animal or a plant, capable of performing some special action (termed its function), which is essential to the life or
well-being of the whole; as, the heart,
lungs, etc., are
animals; the root, stem, foliage,
Organ 3Definition: A component part performing an essential office in the working of any complex machine; as, the cylinder,
organs of the steam engine.
Organ 4Definition: A medium of communication between one person or body and another; as, the secretary of state is the organ of communication between the government and a foreign power; a newspaper is the organ of its editor, or of a party, sect,
Organ 5Definition: A wind instrument containing numerous
pipes of various
kinds, which are filled with wind from a bellows, and played upon by
keys similar to those of a piano, and sometimes by foot
pedals; formerly used in the plural, each pipe being
considired an organ.
Organ 6Definition: To supply with an organ or
organs; to fit with
organs; to organize.
organ 7Definition: (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
organ 8Definition: a
free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the
reeds by bellows
organ 9Definition: wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in
sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
organ 10Definition: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
organ 11Definition: a periodical that is published by a special interest group; "the organ of the communist party"
organ 12Definition: a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function; "The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department"