Definition of wrest plank in English:

wrest plank

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(also wrest block)

noun

  • The part of a piano or harpsichord holding the wrest pins.
    More example sentences
    • This put intolerable strains on the casework, the string tension trying to pull the wrest plank closer to the soundboard.
    • A good wrest plank is vital to any piano, since it has to withstand the pull of up to 20 kg per string.
    • It is used to drive tuning pins into the wrest plank and prevents damage to the pins as well as to the case.

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