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Montre

Montre \Mon"tre\, n. [F., show, show case, organ case.]

  1. (Organ Building) A stop, usually the open diapason, having its pipes ``shown'' as part of the organ case, or otherwise specially mounted.

  2. A hole in the wall of a pottery kiln, by which the state of the pieces within can be judged.

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montre

n. 1 An organ stop, usually the open diapason, having its pipes "shown" as part of the organ case, or otherwise specially mounted. 2 A hole in the wall of a pottery kiln, by which the state of the pieces within can be judged.

Usage examples of "montre".

Mazarin, ce qui montre que les petits ont leurs tribulations comme les grands.

Saint-Christeau a montre que ce testament ne repondait plus a ses intentions.

Dans les grandes salles envahies par la nuit, les gigantesques machines semblaient des montres au repos.