steel guitar


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steel guitar

n.
1. An acoustic guitar with a metal resonator built into the body, often played with a slide and producing a twangy, variable tone.
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steel guitar

n
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steel′ guitar′


n.
1. an acoustic, hand-held guitar having a metal resonator and producing a wailing, variable sound.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.steel guitar - guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effectsteel guitar - guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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