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soundbox

(ˈsaʊndˌbɒks)
n
(Instruments) the resonating chamber of the hollow body of a violin, guitar, etc

sound•box

(ˈsaʊndˌbɒks)

n.
a chamber in a musical instrument, as the body of a violin, for increasing the sonority of its tone.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soundbox - a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
cavity resonator, resonating chamber, resonator - a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
Translations

soundbox

[ˈsaʊndbɒks] N (Mus) → caja f de resonancia
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