fingerboard fingerboard  /ˈfɪŋ ɡər ˌbɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
  2. (n) a bank of keys on a musical instrument
  3. (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. Because it is played by running one finger up and down a free fingerboard, tones are produced strictly by finesse of touch, not by mechanical means.
  2. For his scientific cello he mounted a conventional fingerboard and electrified bridge on a heavy wooden frame and stood the whole thing on a metal peg leg.
  3. Guitarist Tal Farlow, who had gazed vaguely into space as he played, began to take an interest in the way his fingers rambled up down the fingerboard.

News

  • 1 Seriously Injured In Frederick Co. Crash

    Police say at least one person was seriously injured in a fuel truck vs. car crash on Fingerboard Road and Maryland Manor Drive in Frederick County.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

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