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English definition of “fingerboard”

fingerboard

noun [C]     /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.bɔːd/ US  /-ɡɚ.bɔːrd/
the long strip of wood on a stringed musical instrument against which the strings are pressed by the fingers in order to change the note that is played : Guitars and banjos have fingerboards.String instruments
(Definition of fingerboard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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