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SOUNDBOARD

 Dictionary entry overview: What does soundboard mean? 

SOUNDBOARD (noun)
  The noun SOUNDBOARD has 1 sense:

1. (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument

  Familiarity information: SOUNDBOARD used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOUNDBOARD (noun)


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Meaning:

(music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

soundboard; sounding board

Hypernyms ("soundboard" is a kind of...):

cavity resonator; resonating chamber; resonator (a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves)

Meronyms (parts of "soundboard"):

sound hole (a hole in a soundboard (as of a violin) designed to resonate with the tones)

Domain category:

music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Holonyms ("soundboard" is a part of...):

forte-piano; piano; pianoforte (a stringed instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds)

stringed instrument (a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound)


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