Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rack and pinion sometimes used in stringed musical instruments. like the double-bass and the guitar, instead of the usual tuning-pegs.

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  • I knew that RTD would balance out this low with an amzing high, but would little kids, faced with that horrific machine-head thing?

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  • Ebony concert fingerboard with 29 freets under E. - type Classico C has round bottom with 31 palisander channelled ribs; concert ebony fingerboard with 29 frets under E. - type Classico B has round bottom with 31 white maple not channelled; concert ebony fingerboard with 29 frets under E. - type Classico A has an engraved neck with: a) inside machine-head;

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