sound hole

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sound hole

n. Music
A hole in the sounding board of a stringed instrument such as a violin or guitar that improves volume and tone quality.
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sound hole

n
(Instruments) any of variously shaped apertures in the sounding board of certain stringed instruments, such as the 'f' shaped holes of a violin
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Noun1.sound hole - a hole in a soundboard (as of a violin) designed to resonate with the tones
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
soundboard, sounding board - (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
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