a tall, slender-leaved plant of the grass family that grows in water or on marshy ground.
Aquatic plants come in many forms, from relatively simple multi-cellular algae to reeds and water lilies.
a thing or person resembling or likened to a reed, in particular.
a piece of thin cane or metal, sometimes doubled, that vibrates in a current of air to produce the sound of various musical instruments, as in the mouthpiece of a clarinet or oboe, at the base of some organ pipes, and as part of a set in the accordion and harmonica.
She had just attached the reed to the mouth piece when she realized, ‘Oh my gosh!’
an electrical contact used in a magnetically operated switch or relay.
By bouncing, the reed breaks an electrical circuit.