soundpost

/ (ˈsaʊndˌpəʊst) /

noun

music a small post, usually of pine, on guitars, violins, etc, that joins the front surface to the back, helps to support the bridge, and allows the whole body of the instrument to vibrate

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Example sentences from the Web for soundpost

  • The soundpost must engage your closest attention, and must be of old Swiss pine.

    Violin Making|Walter H. Mayson