Definition of electric guitar in English:

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electric guitar

Pronunciation: /əˌlektrik ɡəˈtär/

noun

A guitar with a built-in pickup or pickups that convert string vibrations into electrical signals for amplification.
Example sentences
  • Twelve women played electric guitars and five sampled the sound of the guitars and transformed it on laptops.
  • ‘He's Mine’ is a model country-rock number with electric guitars and steady percussion offset by country harmonies and pedal steel.
  • The verse trips you up with the syncopated rhythm played to dark electric guitars, contrasting completely with the melody happily sailing away on flurrying strings for the chorus.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tric gui·tar

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