fallboard


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fall·board

 (fôl′bôrd′)
n.
The hinged cover protecting the keyboard of a piano.

fallboard

(ˈfɔːlˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Instruments) the hinged cover for a piano keyboard
2. a shutter with hinges at the bottom

fallboard

- The hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played.
See also related terms for keyboard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fallboard - the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being playedfallboard - the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
forte-piano, piano, pianoforte - a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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Working with a mirror, or a piano with a polished fallboard, can help students see and correct the posture of their fingers.
Verbal prohibition is evidently not sufficient: Sergei must lock the fallboard and hide the key on his person.
It has 100,000 hand-cut, lead crystal jewels inset on the case, lid, legs and fallboard.