Definition of tuning peg in English:

Share this entry

tuning peg

Pronunciation:

noun

Any of the pegs in the neck of a stringed musical instrument around which the strings are wound, and which are turned to adjust their tension and so tune the instrument.
Example sentences
  • He traced the flawless black ivory of the fingerboard, moving up to the tuning pegs, to continued on to curl along with the scroll at the end.
  • When I finally got the parts, he told me that when i change the tuning pegs, there will be extra holes on the headstock.
  • The strings shone silver in a frame of midnight ebony, and faceted gems flashed back the fire from the tuning pegs.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tun¦ing peg

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.