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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An acoustic guitar with a metal resonator built into the body, often played with a slide and producing a twangy, variable tone.
  • n. See Hawaiian guitar.

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  • n. A method of playing slide guitar using a steel (a kind of slide).
  • n. Any of several types of guitar designed to be played using this method.

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

  • n. guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect

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