steel guitar
noun Date: 1925 1. Hawaiian guitar 2. pedal steelsteel guitarist noun

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  • Steel guitar — is:* A method of playing slide guitar using a steel. Resonator guitars, including round necked varieties, are particularly suitable for this style, but other types are also used, usually with modified high actions, as well as instruments produced …   Wikipedia

  • steel guitar — steel′ guitar′ n. 1) mad an acoustic, hand held guitar having a metal resonator and producing a wailing, variable sound 2) mad pedal steel guitar 3) mad Hawaiian guitar • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • steel guitar — n. a type of guitar, now esp. an electric guitar, with raised metal strings, held on the lap or mounted on legs and played by plucking while sliding a steel bar across the strings to change the pitch …   English World dictionary

  • steel guitar — steel gui tar also pedal steel guitar n a musical instrument with ten strings that is played using a steel bar and a ↑pedal (=a bar you press with your foot) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Steel guitar — La steel guitar es un tipo de guitarra eléctrica, perteneciente por tanto a la familia de los instrumentos electrófonos. Contenido 1 Descripción 2 Historia 3 Tipos de steel guitars 3.1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • steel guitar — noun guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect • Syn: ↑Hawaiian guitar • Hypernyms: ↑guitar * * * noun : hawaiian guitar 1 * * * 1. an acoustic, hand held guitar having a metal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Steel Guitar — Als Steelguitar oder Steel Guitar werden folgende Arten von Gitarren bezeichnet: Die Hawaii Gitarre (engl. lap steel guitar) Die Pedal Steel Guitar, ein auf Beinen stehendes Instrument ähnlich der Lap Steel Gitarre, bei dem zusätzlich die Tonhöhe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • steel guitar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms steel guitar : singular steel guitar plural steel guitars a guitar with ten strings that you play while pressing the strings with a metal bar …   English dictionary

  • steel guitar — /stil gəˈta/ (say steel guh tah) noun 1. → pedal steel guitar. 2. → Hawaiian guitar. {from the steel slide held in the left hand} …   Australian English dictionary

  • steel guitar — 1. an acoustic, hand held guitar having a metal resonator and producing a wailing, variable sound. 2. a pedal steel guitar. 3. a Hawaiian guitar. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • steel guitar — steel gui tar noun count a guitar with ten strings that you play while pressing the strings with a metal bar …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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