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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pianoforte-making, a collective name for the parts which compose and control the hammers.

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Examples

  • It featured a full 88-note weighted keyboard with piano style hammer-action and a strong all-metal chassis with black solid oak end-pieces.

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