pedal steel
noun Date: 1969 a box-shaped musical instrument with legs that has usually 10 strings which can be altered in pitch by the use of pedals and which are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar — called also pedal steel guitar

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  • pedal steel (guitar) — ☆ pedal steel (guitar) or pedal steel n. a steel guitar mounted on legs and equipped with pedals that serve as an additional means of changing pitch: see STEEL GUITAR * * * …   Universalium

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  • Pedal steel guitar — The pedal steel guitar is a type of electric guitar that uses a metal slide to stop the strings, rather than fingers on strings as with a conventional guitar. The pedal steel is placed horizontally on a stand, with the strings facing up towards… …   Wikipedia

  • Pedal Steel Guitar — Susan Alcorn an der Pedal Steel Gitarre Die Pedal Steel Gitarre ist ein Saiteninstrument. Sie ist verwandt mit der Lap Steel Gitarre (Hawaii Gitarre) und findet insbesondere im Bereich der Country Musik Verwendung. Der wesentliche Unterschied zur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pedal steel guitar — Une pedal steel guitar à corps en plexiglas de marque Zumsteel comportant 2x10 cordes. Désolidarisés de leur support, les deux corps utilisés ici pourraient chacun constituer une lap steel guitar. La pedal steel guitar est une forme particulière… …   Wikipédia en Français

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