soundboard
noun Date: 1504 1. a thin resonant board (as the belly of a violin) so placed in an instrument as to reinforce its tones by sympathetic vibration — see violin illustration 2. sounding board 1a 3. (usually sound board) sound card

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soundboard — n. thin plate of wood built into a musical instrument to increase resonance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soundboard — (also sounding board) noun a thin board under the strings of a piano or similar instrument to increase the sound produced …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Soundboard (magazine) — Soundboard is a magazine published quarterly by the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA). The GFA is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to furthering interest and knowledge of the guitar primarily the classical guitar and classical… …   Wikipedia

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