fingerboard
fingerboard fingerboard n. 1. a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger.

Syn: fingerpost. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a bank of keys on a musical instrument.

Syn: piano keyboard, clavier. [WordNet 1.5]

3. a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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