Definition of wrest pin in English:

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wrest pin

noun

A pin to which the strings of a piano or harpsichord are attached.
Example sentences
  • Its underside fits the contours of the frame exactly, and the wrest pins are driven into the upper portion.
  • The soundboard is prepared from selected spruce and the wrest pins and other hardware are of an historic pattern.
  • A tuning crank is used to turn the wrest pins and adjust the strings’ tension.

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