bass-bar

[ beys-bahr ]
/ ˈbeɪsˌbɑr /

noun

a strip of wood glued lengthwise inside the belly of instruments of the violin family, used to spread vibrations over the surface.

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Origin of bass-bar

First recorded in 1830–40
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