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  • His solid bodied guitar sound can be searing and jagged in stark contrast to Cardenas' more fluid, warmer toned, semi-hollow bodied sound.

    Ralph A. Miriello: Contemporary Bassist & Composer Ben Allison Plays Carnegie Hall

  • God love ‘em, Big John Bates and his bandmates coax you there with the twang of a semi-hollow body, the pump of a stand-up bass and the siren song that goes “BELIEVE-BELONG-BEHAVE/YOU DON’T WANT TO BE SAVED.”

    Big John Bates: Take Your Medicine « Skid Roche

  • Though it still maintains that delicious womanly hour glass shape of the hollow body models, the depth of the 335 is much shallower known as a semi-hollow body.

    Guitar Fridays: Gibson ES-335

  • I also have three of the Artcore series electrics, a semi-hollow and two hollow body instruments.

    Guitar Fridays: Ibanez JEM Series

  • Nor that its semi-hollow stems would soak up as much flavor, while retaining a delicate crispness against the elements.

    Curried Beet Greens Brunch Platter

  • UPDATE: BB reader Ryan Freebern writes in, A loofah looks more like a large, semi-hollow corncob, as seen here.

    Boing Boing: October 16, 2005 - October 22, 2005 Archives

  • A special insert with dividing plate for making two half-blocks at a time has also been developed, as well as Inserts for semi-hollow (frogged), channeled and rabbeted blocks.

    Chapter 25

  • Although he stood only a few centimeters taller than Ethan, the Tran was nearly twice as broad, yet his semi-hollow bone structure reduced his weight to little more than that of an average man.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • "Three double-500 Expresses, constructed to stand a charge of six drachms," sweet weapons, and admirable for medium-sized game, such as eland or sable antelope, or for men, especially in an open country and with the semi-hollow bullet.

    King Solomon's Mines

  • The semi-hollow bullet had done its work well, and a sigh of astonishment went up from the assembled thousands.

    King Solomon's Mines

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