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  • n. Alternative spelling of sounding board.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thin board which propagates the sound in a piano, in a violin, and in some other musical instruments.
  • n. A board or structure placed behind or over a pulpit or rostrum to give distinctness to a speaker's voice.
  • n. See Sound boarding, under Sound, a noise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A canopy over a pulpit, etc., to direct the sound of a speaker's voice toward the audience. See abat-voix. Also soundboard.
  • n. In building, a board used in the deafening of floors, partitions, etc. See sound-boarding.
  • n. Same as soundboard, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
  • n. a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability

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