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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Kuhn's art case piano is a stunning work of art, with 200 intricately crafted jewels of optical grade crystal arranged in diamond patterns on the case, lid, fallboard and bench -- as many as half a million hand-crafted facets that glow with warmth one minute and blaze with brilliance the next.
It provides classic lines, traditional leg and toe block design plus an authentic fallboard.
It has 100,000 hand-cut, lead crystal jewels inset on the case, lid, legs and fallboard.