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sound post

n. Music
A section of dowel that spans the gap between the sounding board and the back plate of a stringed instrument such as a violin or cello, providing structural support and improving the instrument's tone quality.
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The soundboard and back are joined by a small dowel called the sound post. The only function of the sound post is to transmit vibrations from the soundboard to the back.