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Noun: fingerboard  'fing-gu(r),bord
  1. A guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
    - fingerpost
     
  2. A bank of keys on a musical instrument
    - piano keyboard, clavier
     
  3. A narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin, cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers

Derived forms: fingerboards

Type of: guidepost, keyboard, signpost, strip

Part of: accordion, banjo, bowed stringed instrument, forte-piano, guitar, lute, mandolin, mandoline [archaic], organ, piano, piano accordion, pianoforte, pipe organ, squeeze box, string

Encyclopedia: Fingerboard, Ontario